The nation in brief

Posted: January 5, 2013 at 5:30 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “I am optimistic and worried. Optimistic because there is pressure on the House to produce.Worried because I know how difficult it is to get things through the Congress.” Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., after Congress adopted the first part of a much larger aid package sought by affected states to help homeowners and local governments recover costs associated with Hurricane Sandy Article, 1A

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