President Obama shakes hands with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, during a news conference on Cedar Grove Avenue, a street significantly impacted by Superstorm Sandy, on Staten Island, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, in New York. Sen. Charles Schumer, New York Democrat, is second from left, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan is third from left, and Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano is right. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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President Obama shakes hands with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, during a news conference on Cedar Grove Avenue, a street significantly impacted by Superstorm Sandy, on Staten Island, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, in New York. Sen. Charles Schumer, New York Democrat, is second from left, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan is third from left, and Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano is right. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)