Aid For Hurricane Sandy Victims Tops House Agenda This Week

Posted by | January 13, 2013 23:23 | Filed under: Top Stories

But don’t expect a kumbaya moment:

The House will move ahead this week with a multibillion-dollar package to provide aid to victims of Hurricane Sandy, but the legislation is already caught in an escalating debate over spending and deficits that foreshadows another ugly fight among Republicans.

Squeezed between the demands of Northeastern Republicans and conservatives, House Republican leaders have orchestrated a legislative approach that they say will allow $50 billion in aid to be approved on Tuesday.

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