On Tuesday, the House decided not take up a vote on a $60 billion Sandy relief measure that was approved by the Senate and supported by President Obama.
New York lawmakers from both sides of the aisle erupted in anger over House Speaker John Boehner closing out the 112th Congress without taking up the relief bill. FULL POST
The fiscal cliff isn't Washington's only problem. It's been two months since Hurricane Sandy hit the Northeast and lawmakers can't agree on a relief package to help victims of the storm.
The current bill is still stalled in the Senate. CNN Contributor John Avlon is OutFront with the story.
New Jersey's Republican Governor Chris Christie was at the White House and on Capitol Hill Thursday to push for more federal funding for his storm ravaged state.
Jersey Shore meets the fiscal cliff
That's right – a Republican asking for more money from Washington. Christie wants $36.8 billion for Hurricane Sandy relief.
OutFront tonight: CNN contributors Roland Martin and National Review's Reihan Salam.
President Barack Obama saw first-hand the ongoing misery in the wake of Superstorm Sandy during a visit to New York City today. That included a stop on Staten Island, where two-and-a-half weeks after Sandy, some residents say they're still having to rely on the goodness from others, because there's been little help from the government.
Our Deb Feyerick is OutFront on Staten Island and reports on what residents are doing to fill the void.
It's been more than two weeks since Sandy devastated much of the Northeast. We've visited many of the communities hit the hardest, including Hoboken, Breezy Point, the Rockaways and Staten Island.
Michael Grimm represents New York's 13th district – which includes Staten Island. On November 1, Erin Burnett was with him surveying the devastation in his district.
Sandy Survivor recounts storm: "No body was coming"
Representative Grimm will be touring his district with President Obama today. The Congressman came OutFront to tell us about his hopes for the President's visit.