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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • Ferocious snowstorm creates new traffic jam for Christie inaugural

    SOMEWHERE ON THE NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE -- It is perhaps fitting that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, whose role after Hurricane Sandy garnered him much praise, would be inaugurated to his second term during a surprisingly ferocious snowstorm that is...
  • Person wearing horse head walks through WBAL snow shot

    Person wearing horse head walks through WBAL snow shot
    UPDATE: We here at the Baltimore Insider Very Important News Desk have interviewed a man who purports to be the Headed Horseman of Ellicott City.    There you are, watching the snow coverage on WBAL, and all of a sudden behind reporter Kate Amara,...
  • Wendy Davis' story keeps essential truthiness

    Wendy Davis' story keeps essential truthiness
    In politics, lying is the new sex. Even the lesser sin, exaggeration, is grounds for questions about your suitability to run for office. Americans may be becoming more like the French in tolerating peccadilloes (just ask Rep. Mark Sanford of South...
  • Kingsley Guy: Demands for "purity" destroying politics

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's recent fundraising foray into Florida created its share of scathing rhetoric. U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz even followed Christie around the state, speaking to every media outlet that would listen about his...
  • Devastating Winds Raked State During Historic Hurricanes

    Devastating Winds Raked State During Historic Hurricanes
    In August 1635, Connecticut consisted of a tiny settlement in Wethersfield and a crude fort in Old Saybrook. This was probably a good thing. It limited the devastation when the Great Colonial Hurricane arrived. The ocean surge from this welcome-to-the-...
  • Carl Lewis: Chris Christie tried to intimidate me during Senate bid

    Olympic track and field legend Carl Lewis is the latest person to accuse New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie of political tactics that some may view as bullying. The nine-time gold medalist said the Republican governor threatened to cancel a plan to make...
  • New Jersey official denies new accusation of Chris Christie bullying

    New Jersey official denies new accusation of Chris Christie bullying
    New Jersey’s lieutenant governor told reporters Monday that she never used Hurricane Sandy relief money to strong-arm the mayor of Hoboken, the latest allegation of political bullying to enmesh Gov. Chris Christie. Mayor Dawn Zimmer this weekend...
  • Advice to candidates: Don't underestimate New Jersey

    WASHINGTON -- It's called the Garden State and in earlier days was known for the many vegetable farms in its rural central and southern counties. But New Jersey's reputation beyond its borders more often casts it now as a rough-edged place where the...
  • Gov. Christie: I'm like Jamie Dimon. Scandals are not my fault

    Let’s give New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie the benefit of the doubt for a minute. Let’s say he was blindsided by his very close staff and truly knew nothing about the politically contrived four-day traffic jam that has marred his reputation,...
  • Hoboken, N.J., mayor claims intimidation by Christie officials

    Hoboken, N.J., mayor claims intimidation by Christie officials
    The mayor of Hoboken, N.J., says it was pure intimidation by Gov. Chris Christie's top people, delivered in softly-worded asides at public events: Get on board with a big development deal or say goodbye to hopes of Superstorm Sandy relief money. "'...
  • Poll: Chris Christie image taking a hit from bullying controversy

    The reason New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has begun to punch back more forcefully against accusations of bullying and cronyism is suggested in a new poll showing the road-closure scandal surrounding the governor has cut into what once was his chief asset:...