Surrounded by the love, respect and admiration of family, friends and coworkers, Fire Chief Dave Downey assumed command of Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) on Friday.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied disaster assistance for areas of the state damaged by Hurricane Sandy, according to Florida officials.
Two decades after experiencing a nearly total loss in Hurricane Andrew, investigative reporter Al Sunshine shares his personal experience and veteran advice to those on the East Coast recovering in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
Governor Christie went out of his way to praise the work that the President and his administration are doing, something that he got a lot of credit for…outside of the right-wing blogosphere.
When the storm and its headlines have passed, however, the questions about the Benghazi tragedy should continue full force as November 6 continues to near. During the much-needed questioning and impending investigation, it would be grand if President Obama would remain presidential throughout the process.
Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.
Hurricane Sandy swamped the Northeast, leaving behind flooded roads and millions without power. Tuesday morning Miami Fire Rescue crews were getting ready to head North to assist in the recovery efforts.
While Hurricane Sandy may not prove to be an ‘October surprise’ in the presidential campaign, it has pushed politics aside as Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a solid backer of Mitt Romney, has been praising President Barack Obama in nearly every interview after the storm.
As the gusty winds and harsh rains of Hurricane Sandy pound the northeastern United States; Florida rescue crews have made their way to the area to lend a helping hand to those who will be affected by Hurricane Sandy.
The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.