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The Christie Troubles: From Damage Control to Talk of Possible Impeachment

Dominic Carter | Posted 03.17.2014 | New York
Dominic Carter

How many of those governors do you think want Christie to come to their states now on their behalf? The good news for Christie? The Superbowl is now only weeks away, and that may take the focus away from bridgegate. Maybe, for a little while.

Sandy Victims Still Waiting For Aid

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO and FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 12.24.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — As a second New Year since Superstorm Sandy approaches, many coastal residents are still waiting for New York, New Jersey and New Yo...

$200 Million In Sandy Aid Going To NY Groups

Newsday | Ridgely Ochs | Posted 09.24.2013 | New York

The state is making available $200 million in federal funds to health care, social services and mental health groups to cover expenses resulting from ...

POLL: Sandy Victims Say Family, Friends Helped More Than Gov't

AP | MEGHAN BARR | Posted 08.24.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A silver lining frames the cloud of destruction left by Superstorm Sandy. In their hour of greatest need, families and communities &n...

Red Cross Moves Questioned As Disaster Aid Stays On Hold

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 07.28.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK — Seven months after Superstorm Sandy, the Red Cross still hasn't spent more than a third of the $303 million it raised to assist victi...

Christie: Obama 'Kept Every Promise' On Sandy

AP | By WAYNE PARRY | Posted 06.29.2013 | Politics

HIGHLANDS, N.J. -- Gov. Chris Christie said Monday that President Barack Obama "has kept every promise he's made" about helping the state recover from...

Jason Linkins

New York Rep: Marco Rubio Is Playing Us For 'Suckers' | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

When House Republican leaders yanked the Hurricane Sandy relief bill from the floor back at the beginning of January, the move didn't sit well with Re...

House Passes Sandy Aid For Certain Group

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a bill to allow houses of worship damaged by Superstorm Sandy to receive federal dis...

How Rockaway's 'Skid Row' Is Healing After Sandy

Posted 02.06.2013 | Impact

By Ray LeMoine, TakePart New York City was blessed with 11 miles of sand as its southeastern edge: The Rockaway Peninsula, one of the finest beache...

$1.8 Billion Of Sandy Aid To Help NYC Homeowners Rebuild

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 04.08.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Grants for homeowners to fix their properties, spending to install generators at public housing complexes and competitions to create ...

Congress and a Tale of Two Sandy's

Chris Williams | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics
Chris Williams

Where the conversation goes from here is any body's guess, but for the sake of the nation, it is time for Congress to start putting our country before their own political party.

Obama Signs Sandy Relief Measure Into Law

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 03.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has signed into law a $50.5 billion emergency measure for Superstorm Sandy victims. Congress gave the measu...

Senate Set To Vote On Sandy Relief Measure

AP | Posted 03.30.2013 | Politics

BY ANDREW MIGA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Three months after Superstorm Sandy devastated coastal areas in much of the Northeast, the Sena...

Senate Sets Vote For Sandy Aid

AP | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate is set to vote Monday on a $50.5 billion emergency relief bill to help victims of Superstorm Sandy. Northeast lawmakers...

Rand Paul Throws Down On Chris Christie

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.18.2013 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) may talk tough when pressing Congress to act on disaster relief or criticizing the National Rifle Association's adv...

GOP Names Own Colleagues To House 'Hypocritical Caucus'

Bloomberg | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

The Colorado Republicans who voted unanimously this week against superstorm Sandy recovery funding did so in part because their state didn't get an op...

Christie Jabs Congress As 'A Little Late To The Party'

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

MANAHAWKIN, N.J. -- Gov. Chris Christie said the Hurricane Sandy aid package Congress approved Tuesday will help expedite rebuilding after the superst...

House Approves Sandy Aid Bill

AP | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

BY DAVID ESPO, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — More than 10 weeks after Superstorm Sandy brutalized parts of the heavily populated Northeast, t...

House Votes To Add $33.7 Billion To Sandy Relief

Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The House has voted to add $33.7 billion to legislation to help victims of Superstorm Sandy, the late-October storm that was one of the...

Sandy Aid Nears Vote But Problematic Provisions Could 'Sneak' Through

Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW MIGA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Northeastern lawmakers hoping to push a $50.7 billion Superstorm Sandy aid package through the ...

Not So Fast: Conservatives Mount Campaign Against Relief Effort

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Conservatives and watchdog groups are mounting a "not-so-fast" campaign against a $50.7 billion Superstorm Sandy aid package that N...

Using a Krauthammer to Pound the Needy

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 03.09.2013 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

I mean, seriously, Hurricane Sandy was a monumental national disaster of epic proportions -- and I'm not even exaggerating. How small, petty, mean-spirited, hurtful and inhuman do you have to be to not want to do everything you can to help?

Senate Passes Sandy Relief Measure

Posted 01.04.2013 | Politics

The Senate has passed a partial Sandy relief bill by unanimous agreement. A $9.7 billion bill to pay flood insurance claims from Sandy sailed throu...

House Passes Sandy Aid

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

The House of Representatives passed $9.7 billion in aid for Hurricane Sandy victims by a 354-67 vote on Friday. All no votes came from Republicans. Th...

Senators Say No To Storm Aid, After Their States Received It

THE NEW YORK WORLD | Posted 01.04.2013 | New York

In the acrimonious dispute unfolding in Washington over the Hurricane Sandy relief bill, one of the most contentious requests is for money to shore up...