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On Hurricane Sandy relief
"What I watched last night was disappointing and disgusting. We have been waiting six times longer than the victims of Katrina, and there's no end in sight. New Jersey and New Yorkers are tired of being treated like second-class citizens. We deserve better."
-- Jan. 2, 2012: Accusing the U.S. House of Representatives of "duplicity" and "selfishness" after a $60 billion Hurricane Sandy aid bill waspulled off its agenda. Congress approved a $9.7 billion relief measure on Jan. 4.