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As extreme weather marked by tornadoes and flooding continues to sweep across Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott has requested—and President Obama has granted—federal help.
A look at the day’s political happenings, including why an Oklahoma senator thinks federal disaster relief to his state after a deadly tornado is unnecessary and John McCain gets all maverick-y again.
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As the legislature’s latest scrapping over a $60 billion Hurricane Sandy relief bill shows, disaster victims are now being expected to shoulder relief expenses that used to be shared publicly.
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