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GOP sets Sandy-aid votes after uproar

Posted: January 3, 2013 at 1:55 a.m.

Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., right, accompanied by fellow lawmakers, speak to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, after a meeting with House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, over the delayed vote on aid for the victims of Superstorm Sandy. From left are, Rep. Leonard Lance, R-N.J., Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., and King. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

House Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor pledged to New Jersey and New York lawmakers that the House will pass a $60 billion aid package for Hurricane Sandy victims after scrapping a vote Tuesday night.

Members of both parties rap Boehner over Sandy funds

New York lawmakers from both parties Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, lashed out at the decision by House GOP leaders not to hold a vote on Hurricane Sandy aid in the current Congress, calling it a "betrayal." (By The Associated Press)
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