TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Vice President Joe Biden toured some storm-ravaged parts of New Jersey to see firsthand the devastation left behind by superstorm Sandy.
The vice president surveyed the damage along the Jersey shoreline by helicopter, then met with about 50 first responders in Seaside Heights.READ MORE: World's Largest Menorah Lit In New York City To Mark Start Of Chanukah
Biden’s visit to the Garden State also included a stop in storm-ravaged Hoboken, which was inundated by flood waters.Police Investigating Second French Bulldog Theft Theft On Long Island In Handful Of Days
Biden is just the latest Obama administration official to visit New Jersey.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan have also recently visited to survey the devastation left behind.
Speaking in Middletown on Friday, the two Cabinet members acknowledged the rebuilding effort could take years in some of the most decimated areas.MORE NEWS: Members Of Broadway Community, Fans Gather In Times Square, Central Park To Pay Tribute To Stephen Sondheim
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