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Republicans Called Hypocrites Asking Own Aid Not Sandy’s

The Colorado Republicans who voted unanimously this week against superstorm Sandy recovery funding did so in part because their state didn’t get an opportunity to win some of its own disaster relief money.

Their opposition to $50.5 billion in aid to New York, Connecticut and New Jersey prompted Northeast colleagues to label them and other Republicans who’d sought or gained similar money in past the “hypocritical caucus.”