Credit our New Jersey U.S. House delegation for shaming enough Republicans from other regions to pass the $50.5 billion part of the Hurricane Sandy federal aid package that was left undone at year’s end.The final vote on Tuesday was still closer than it should have been at 240-180, but Democrats and Republicans from both New Jersey and New York did a fine job of beating back amendments that would have severely limited the ability to undertake any kind of long-term rehabilitation projects needed after the storm.
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