Friday, January 4, 2013

Factbox: Impact of Hurricane Sandy Roils Political and Economic Waters - Yahoo! News

If there's anything high-profile New York politicians have in common these days, it's outrage over the costs of Superstorm Sandy. Messrs. Schumer, Cuomo, King and others have levied blistering attacks on Congress for delaying a vote on the Sandy package. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie directed an ad hominem attack on House Speaker John Boehner, who confronted "fiscal cliff" issues while delaying the Sandy relief bill. The Congress today takes on the $9 billion FEMA replenishment part of the bill. On Jan. 15, it will take up an additional $51 billion package with contents largely unknown. Let's look at some facts:

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