Storm relief sets up new spending without cuts

President Obama’s call for $60 billion in spending to cover damage from superstorm Sandy tops a congressional wish list of more stimulus spending.

Rachael Alhadad greets some of her cats at her family's home in the Midland Beach section of New York's Staten Island on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. The family's two-room rental house became mildewed after water from superstorm Sandy rose nearly to the ceiling on the first floor. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Rachael Alhadad greets some of her cats at her family's home in the Midland Beach section of New York's Staten Island on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. The family's two-room rental house became mildewed after water from superstorm Sandy rose nearly to the ceiling on the first floor. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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