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U.S. House Speaker John Boehner made a U-turn on Wednesday to clear the way for approval of $60 billion in Superstorm Sandy relief by mid-January after drawing withering fire from fellow Republicans, including New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, for canceling an earlier vote.
Speaker Boehner adjourned Congress without addressing the aid for Sandy victims, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) and Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC), share their opinions on the $9 billion in Sandy aid that will be voted on this Friday.
Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey spoke out on his disappointment the house adjourned Tuesday night without addressing Sandy relief money, and it seems Washington listened.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie blasts his own party, blaming House Republicans and Speaker John Boehner for delaying relied funds to victims of Hurricane Sandy.
President Obama addresses the steps to recovery from Sandy, saying Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan will spearhead the local rebuilding effort.
Rep. Frank Pallone, (D-NJ), discusses how two major storms impacted the state's $35.5 billion tourism industry.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan breaks down the details of the most mentioned candidates on social media.
Discussing the recovery efforts from Hurricane Sandy, and the presidential election, with NBC's Brian Thompson and former Republican Governor of New Jersey Christine Todd Whitman.
NEW YORK/ BELMAR, N.J., Nov 5- Commuters battled unruly crowds and snarled traffic to return to work Monday, a week after superstorm Sandy devastated the U.S. The devastation could also send ripples through Tuesday's presidential election, with President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney locked in a close race.
*Millions struggle with lengthy journeys to and from work. NEW YORK/ BELMAR, N.J., Nov 5- Commuters battled unruly crowds on the trains and snarled traffic on the highways Monday at the start of the first full work week since superstorm Sandy devastated the U.S.
NEW YORK, Nov 5- A week after superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on New York City and the surrounding area, schools reopened on Monday and millions of commuters fought huge crowds to board subways, buses and suburban trains in an exhausting effort to get back to work.
*Colonial Pipeline: commercial power restored at Linden. *Fuel shortages remain in New York and New Jersey. Commercial power was restored at Colonial Pipeline's key terminal in Linden and the company was delivering to seven terminals on Sunday out of the 20 connected to the facility.
*New York schools reopen, many people still without power. NEW YORK, Nov 5- A week after superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on New York City and the surrounding area, schools were set to reopen on Monday and life expected to slowly return to normal for many, but close to 2 million people still have no power as cold weather sets in.
*Colonial Pipeline: commercial power restored at Linden. *Fuel shortages remain in New York and New Jersey. NuStar Energy LP, whose Linden terminal had sustained severe damages after Sandy, said it hoped to restore pipeline and barge deliveries ``very soon.''.
NEW YORK, Nov 4- Almost 200,000 suburban New York City commuters, most in New Jersey, face another work week without easy rail connections because of storm damage so severe that experts say it will take months before full service can be restored. Hurricane Sandy severed train connections for an estimated 435,000 daily commuters in the New York City suburbs.
*Fuel shortages remain in New York and New Jersey. NEW YORK, Nov 4- More fuel terminals came back online in the New York harbor network on Sunday as mainline power was restored nearly a week after super storm Sandy, but gasoline shortages persisted and some major facilities remained idle.
*30,000 to 40,000 will need shelter, New York mayor says. NEW YORK, Nov 4- A housing crisis loomed in New York City as victims of superstorm Sandy struggled on Sunday without heat in near-freezing temperatures, and officials fretted displaced residents would not be able to vote in Tuesday's presidential election.
``Our goal is to try to get people out of the shelters,'' Napolitano said at a news conference in New Jersey with Governor Chris Christie. Earlier in the day, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg estimated the city needs temporary housing for as many as 40,000 city residents.
NEW YORK, Nov 4- More fuel terminals came back online in the New York harbor network on Sunday as mainline power was restored nearly a week after super storm Sandy, but gasoline shortages persisted and some major facilities remained idle.
NEW YORK, Nov 4- A housing crisis loomed in New York City as victims of superstorm Sandy struggled on Sunday against near-freezing temperatures and officials fretted that displaced voters would not be able to cast ballots in Tuesday's presidential election. Mayor Michael Bloomberg said 30,000 to 40,000 people in New York City alone would need housing.