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NJ residents threaten to dredge the Saddle River (credit: CBS 2)

Flood Victims Frustrated Over Lack Of Disaster Aid Funds

If Congress doesn’t act on the spending bill, the Federal Emergency Management Agency says disaster relief could run out this week.

09/25/2011

Sen. Charles Schumer (credit: AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

GOP, Dem Senators Say Gov’t Shutdown Avoidable

Schumer told reporters that letting it happen would be a disaster not just for federal workers, but retirees, veterans and anyone else getting federal checks.

02/21/2011