(Image source: The Star-Ledger)

BY NATHAN BYRNE  

Congress will vote on a $9.7 billion flood insurance relief bill for Superstorm Sandy victims. According to HLN, people in the Northeast were …

“ … irate when the House adjourned Tuesday before deciding on Sandy aid. Sources said that Speaker John Boehner didn’t want to vote on a big spending bill right after passing the fiscal cliff deal.”

A state department spokesperson says U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is ready to get back to work. Here’s CNN.

“Clinton is expected to return to work next week after recovering from a string of medical setbacks including that blood clot in her head.”

Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords plans to visit Newtown, Connecticut today. ABC says she’ll be …

“ … meeting with families of the 26 school attack victims. Meantime, the school children head back to school for their second day today in a new building amid very tight security.”

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is said to be fighting a “severe” lung infection following his recent cancer surgery. Sky News reports.

“The 58-year-old has not been seen for nearly four weeks as he continues to receive specialist care in Cuba. Government ministers say his condition is delicate, but won’t comment on whether he is breathing with the aid of a ventilator.”

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Jan 4, 2013

Top News Headlines: Congress Voting on Sandy Aid

(Image source: The Star-Ledger)

BY NATHAN BYRNE  

Congress will vote on a $9.7 billion flood insurance relief bill for Superstorm Sandy victims. According to HLN, people in the Northeast were …

“ … irate when the House adjourned Tuesday before deciding on Sandy aid. Sources said that Speaker John Boehner didn’t want to vote on a big spending bill right after passing the fiscal cliff deal.”

A state department spokesperson says U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is ready to get back to work. Here’s CNN.

“Clinton is expected to return to work next week after recovering from a string of medical setbacks including that blood clot in her head.”

Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords plans to visit Newtown, Connecticut today. ABC says she’ll be …

“ … meeting with families of the 26 school attack victims. Meantime, the school children head back to school for their second day today in a new building amid very tight security.”

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is said to be fighting a “severe” lung infection following his recent cancer surgery. Sky News reports.

“The 58-year-old has not been seen for nearly four weeks as he continues to receive specialist care in Cuba. Government ministers say his condition is delicate, but won’t comment on whether he is breathing with the aid of a ventilator.”

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