House OKs $50.7B for Superstorm Sandy

Measure goes back to Senate for expected quick approval

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Jan 15, 2013 6:57 PM CST

(Newser) – The House approved $50.7 billion in emergency relief for the victims of Superstorm Sandy tonight as Republican leaders struggled to close out an episode that exposed party divisions. The 241-180 vote came more than 10 weeks after the storm brutalized parts of the Northeast....   Read full story »

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