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Rep. Tom Cole, Oklahoma Republican, said Wednesday that he was confident Oklahoma will get the help it needs in the wake of the deadly tornado that swept through the state, adding that "these are awfully tough people, and we've done this before, sadly, so we're pretty good at dealing with it."
Calling the devastating tornadoes that leveled parts of Moore, Okla., Monday some of the most destructive in history, President Obama pledged to devote all the resources available for as long as needed to assist those who have lost homes and loved ones.
President Obama continued to receive updates overnight on the devastating tornadoes that blew across Moore, Okla., Monday, and he will deliver a statement in the State Dining Room at 10 a.m. Tuesday.
President Obama offered prayers Thursday for the community of West, Texas, that was devastated by an explosion at a fertilizer plant.
President Obama delivers an address Tuesday morning urging Republicans to avoid the automatic, across-the-board budget cuts scheduled to hit the government at the beginning of March, according to a White House official.
The next time a child is abducted near you, your cellphone may shriek to life with an alert message.
Federal Emergency Management Agency officials are touting a first-of-its-kind "Rapid Repairs" program as speeding aid to Superstorm Sandy victims in New York City. But ask a resident still awaiting help, and the response, more often than not, is: Repairs? What repairs?
The former director of human resources at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in Washington to a charge of conflict of interest for negotiating employment with a polling and consulting services company that had a multimillion-dollar contract with FEMA that he supervised.
As Congress takes up the second slice of relief money for Superstorm Sandy, the influential Club for Growth said Monday it will seek to punish the lawmakers who support the $51 billion package because it includes wasteful spending and pork that have nothing to do with reconstruction efforts in the Northeast.
Conservatives and watchdog groups are mounting a "not-so-fast" campaign against a $50.7 billion Superstorm Sandy aid package that Northeastern governors and lawmakers hope to push through the House this coming week.
President Obama has signed into law a $9.7 billion bill to pay flood insurance claims from Superstorm Sandy.
A TV interview with former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona and her husband will air on the second anniversary of the Tucson shooting rampage that killed six and wounded Ms. Giffords and 12 others.
New York-area lawmakers in both parties erupted in anger after learning the House Republican leadership had decided to allow the current term of Congress to end without holding a vote on aid for victims of Superstorm Sandy.
Under intense pressure from angry Republicans, House Speaker John Boehner agreed Wednesday to a vote this week on aid for Superstorm Sandy recovery.