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Sandy bill: Chris Christie declares war on his own party

BUZZARDS BAY, Mass. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie does not mince words. Holding a press conference in Trenton on Wednesday to voice his displeasure at Congress’s refusal to approve a $60 billion package for victims of Superstorm Sandy, he could barely contain his rage.

House fails to vote on hurricane relief bill, delays aid by weeks

This failure to pass a bill — which will force Congress to go back to square one in the next session — has infuriated other New York lawmakers as well.

12-12-12: Paul McCartney to sub for Kurt Cobain as Nirvana plays Sandy benefit

The former Beatle will perform at the 12-12-12 concert for Superstorm Sandy along with the Rolling Stones, Kayne West and The Who.

Sandy aid: President Obama asks for $60.4B

"While more may be needed in the long term, this robust package is a major first step that we will work to pass as quickly as possible," two House members from New York, Democrat Nita Lowey and Republican Peter King, said in a statement.

Hurricane Sandy cost $19 billion as Bloomberg seeks aid

Hurricane Sandy damage bill is $19 billion.

Mayor Bloomberg pledges $5.5 million to small businesses affected by Sandy

Mayor Bloomberg announced a new grant program Saturday that will pledge $5.5 million to small businesses that were affected by Hurricane Sandy.

Chris Christie: Sandy damages top $29 billion

Chris Christie says Superstorm Sandy caused more than $29 billion in damages in New Jersey.

Sandy's impact on job growth will be acute

Super storm Sandy's aftermath could exact a significant toll on the jobs picture, with November payrolls expected to show little gain as economic growth slows to a standstill, according to the latest projections from Deutsche Bank.

New York to demolish 200 homes destroyed by Sandy

New York will demolish around 200 homes that were badly damaged by Hurricane Sandy last month.

Macy’s gives 5,000 Thanksgiving parade tickets to Hurricane Sandy victims

Macy’s will donate 5,000 Thanksgiving Day parade tickets to those in neighborhoods hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy.
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