Diaster Relief Funding

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT007549" title="John Boehner" href="/topic/politics-government/government/john-boehner-PEPLT007549.topic">John Boehner</a> (R-OH) (L) and House Majority Leader Rep. <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT000945" title="Eric Cantor" href="/topic/politics-government/government/eric-cantor-PEPLT000945.topic">Eric Cantor</a> (R-VA) hold a news conference about the budget continuing resolution passed by the House near midnight in Washington, DC. Boehner and Cantor said that Senate Majority Leader <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT005460" title="Harry Reid" href="/topic/politics-government/government/harry-reid-PEPLT005460.topic">Sen. Harry Reid</a> (D-NV) is playing politics when he says the bill does not include enough money for disaster relief and will not take up the legislation.

( Getty Images / September 23, 2011 )

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (L) and House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) hold a news conference about the budget continuing resolution passed by the House near midnight in Washington, DC. Boehner and Cantor said that Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) is playing politics when he says the bill does not include enough money for disaster relief and will not take up the legislation.

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