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Sandy Relief Bill

Does Obama's Climate Speech Signal New Era of Polluter Liability for Weather Disasters?

Brad Johnson | Posted 08.25.2013 | Green
Brad Johnson

No attempt was made to derive funding from greenhouse emitters or financiers -- such as those who make up the wealthiest residents of the New York City region.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Democratic Rep Praises Boehner On VAWA, Criticizes Sequestration

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rarely does House Speaker John Boehner draw high praise from Democrats, but Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) thinks the Ohio Republican des...

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.

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...

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...

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...

'Poison Pill' Amendments Threaten Sandy Aid Bill

John Rudolf | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics
John Rudolf

The House Republican leadership vowed late last year that their first order of business in the new Congress would be passing a comprehensive relief bi...

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.

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...

John Rudolf

Sandy Relief Bill Sails Through House After Outrage

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

A $9.7 billion bill to pay flood insurance claims from Hurricane Sandy sailed through the House on Friday with an overwhelming bipartisan majority, ju...

Jennifer Bendery

After Uproar, Boehner Makes Big Promises On Sandy Aid

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was just Wednesday morning that lawmakers were lining up on the House floor to slam House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) for delaying ...

Obama Presses GOP To Take Action 'Without Delay'

Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW MIGA AND LARRY MARGASAK, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is calling for House Republicans to vote Wednesday on...