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WASHINGTON — More than 10 weeks after Hurricane Sandy brutalized parts of the heavily populated Northeast, the House approved $50.5 billion in emergency relief for the victims Tuesday night as Republican leaders struggled to close out an episode that exposed painful party divisions inside Congress and out.The vote was 241-180, and officials said the Senate was likely to accept the measure early next week and send it to President Obama for his signature.
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