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Hurricane Sandy Relief

John Celock

Chris Christie Heaps More Praise On Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), in a speech designed to boost his reelection this year and a possible 2016 presidential candidacy, t...

Opponents of Sandy Relief Should Form the 'Jackass' Caucus

Brad Johnson | Posted 04.02.2013 | Green
Brad Johnson

Former Sen. Al D'Amato has called the opponents of Sandy relief a "bunch of jackasses." It's a term they should embrace. I recognize that many potential members of the Caucus may not seem qualified -- after all, they have requested assistance when disasters have struck their districts in the past.

Sandy Relief Centers Plagued By Looters

DNAinfo | Posted 01.30.2013 | New York

STATEN ISLAND — Relief camps and centers set up to help victims of Superstorm Sandy have had to deal with looters snatching supplies, organizers sai...

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...

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...

New Jersey Leaders Wants 'Adults To Get Along'

Josh Solomon | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics
Josh Solomon

WASHINGTON - While federal funding is crucial to repair the devastation from Hurricane Sandy, it is local government and private sector leaders who sh...

Disaster Recovery: We're All in It Together

Rep. Frederica Wilson | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics
Rep. Frederica Wilson

Flooded subway stations in New York City. Earthquake damage in the Nation's Capital. The great city of New Orleans under water. These scenes, once seemingly out of science fiction, are all too real today. This is why I am introducing the Homeowners' Defense Act of 2013 in Congress.

Beer Company To Unveil 'F.U. Sandy' Beer

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.17.2013 | Food

Flying Fish Brewery Company is ready to give Hurricane Sandy a big F.U. with "F. U. Sandy," a hybrid wheat-pale ale inspired by the storm. (The F.U. s...

Reframing Hurricane Sandy Debris As Art

Posted 01.16.2013 | Arts

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, New York artists Allbriton Robbins and Hema Patel transformed rubble from the storm into vibrant works of art. The tea...

To Change Washington, Obama Must Turn to Main Street

Richard C. Harwood | Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics
Richard C. Harwood

What Americans fundamentally yearn for today is to restore their belief that we can get things done, together. Rebuilding such belief is a process that can occur only over time; belief is built one step at a time. President Obama must play a key role in this.

Jason Cherkis

GOP Congressman Who Voted Against Sandy Relief Favors U.S. Subsidies For Relatives

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Superstorm Sandy ravaged huge swaths of the U.S. East Coast, killing more than 130 people, causing at least $62 billion in damage and tu...

New Hope in the New Year for Sandy-Affected Businesses

Mark Pinsky | Posted 03.16.2013 | Impact
Mark Pinsky

While Congress fiddled with appropriations for communities devastated by Superstorm Sandy, the CDFI sector in many of those communities was busy finding and funding small business owners and others who wanted only to get back on their feet.

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...

GOP Congressman's Big Switch

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

A Republican congressman from Mississippi who voted against the first round of Hurricane Sandy aid is now voting for the second round after having tou...

NYC Firm, Hit Hard On 9/11, To Give Sandy Victims $1000 Debit Cards

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 03.12.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Dozens of New Yorkers from a neighborhood ravaged by Superstorm Sandy lined up in a school auditorium Thursday to receive $1,000 debi...

John Celock

One Time 'Porker Of The Month' Opposes Sandy Pork

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

A Republican congresswoman from Kansas who voted against the first round of Hurricane Sandy relief and noted her opposition to "pork" in the bill was ...

John Celock

Christie: New Jersey Won't 'Stand Silent' On Sandy Aid

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) used his State of the State Address Tuesday to repeat calls for federal Hurricane Sandy relief, noting that his sta...

A Flood of Hypocrisy

Jason Stanford | Posted 03.09.2013 | Politics
Jason Stanford

It might help Brooks and his fellow Gulf Coast hypocrites sleep better if they believe that's what Congress approved, but that dog don't hunt. People who live in coastal areas do protect themselves. It's called buying flood insurance.

The Shameful Delay in Federal Aid for Sandy Relief

Steven Cohen | Posted 03.09.2013 | Politics
Steven Cohen

Disaster relief and reconstruction is a central element of the fundamental, irreducible responsibility of government: security. If we are to live in a civilized community, we need to figure out a way to fund, develop and maintain enhanced disaster response capacity.

WATCH: Fox News Pundit's Startling Comments About Sandy Relief Bill

Posted 03.07.2013 | Media

Fox News' Charles Krauthammer said Friday that John Boehner had prevented a "rape of the Treasury" by blocking a larger relief bill for the victims of...

We Need To Be Prepared For 'Superstorm Era,' Experts Warn

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.04.2013 | Green

In the wake of superstorms like Katrina and Sandy that have, in recent years, devastated swathes of the United States, the country is struggling to de...

John Celock

Tea Party Rise Blamed For 'Short-Sighted' Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics

Intramural Republican politics in Kansas could be behind the decision of the state's entire House delegation to vote against Hurricane Sandy relief Fr...

Mystery Donor Helps Museum Rebuild After Sandy

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 01.04.2013 | Impact

A flooded Downtown Manhattan museum still faces $22 million in damage after Hurricane Sandy, but it's now overflowing with kindness from a mystery don...

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...