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Fri., 4:20pm: Congress approves $9.7 billion in Sandy flood aid

January 4, 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) — The new Congress has passed a $9.7 billion bill to help pay flood insurance claims to homeowners, renters and businesses damaged by Superstorm Sandy....

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Jan-05-13 3:03 PM

It's will still be all Bush's fault according to the sheeple. He was even blamed by some for sending Katrina to the Chocolate City in the first place. Our great dimocratic president fouls this up, and they still blame Republicans.

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Jan-05-13 5:17 AM

It's about time Congress acted. Don't you think these storm victims have waited long enough for the government to act? Again we saw the RepublicaNOs playing games because it involved the Democratic Northeastern states of NY & NJ. Shame shame shame on Mr. Boehner for his inactions.

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Jan-04-13 8:43 PM

Familyguy, there is pork in every bill. Wake up. Unfortunately, that is the way the system works. If Democrats tried to change it, Republicans would fight them.

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Jan-04-13 6:22 PM

Nothing has changed since Katrina. I agree with you FamilyGuy.

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Jan-04-13 4:51 PM

How sad that the Senate did not send a clean bill without all the unrelated pork thrown in.

The delay and unpleasantness could have been avoided if the senate would have put the Sandy victims first.

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