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Hurricane Sandy Bill

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...

John Rudolf

Senate Passes $51 Billion Sandy Relief Measure

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 03.30.2013 | Politics

A $51 billion aid package for Hurricane Sandy victims easily passed the Senate on Monday, after the failure of a Republican amendment to require the r...

Is Losing The New GOP Strategy?

New York Magazine | Jonathan Chait | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

Now why, you might ask, would Republicans tolerate the passage of a bill they overwhelmingly oppose? They didn’t have to pass it — they could have...

John Rudolf

Sandy Relief Passes House Despite Conservative Opposition

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

A measure providing $51 billion for relief and recovery from Hurricane Sandy was approved by a bipartisan majority in the House on Tuesday evening, th...

A Roll Call of the 10 Biggest Hypocrites to Vote Against Sandy Relief

Jonathan Valania | Posted 03.10.2013 | Politics
Jonathan Valania

Out of the 67 GOP representatives that turned their back on the people of New York and New Jersey in their darkest hour, there are (at least) 10 that deserve dishonorable mention for going above and beyond the call of duty in their pitiless pursuit of cutthroat partisanship.

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...

Sandy Aid Votes Set

Reuters | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 2 (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on Friday on a downpayment for federal disaster aid related to Superstorm ...

'The Speaker Should Hang His Head In Shame'

Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics

By LARRY MARGASAK, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — New York-area lawmakers in both parties erupted in anger after learning the House Republican...