President Obama has submitted a supplemental spending request calling for $60 billion in relief funds for Hurricane Sandy. Maryland lawmakers are looking to secure funds for ravaged areas on the Eastern Shore and elsewhere.
Tensions on Capitol Hill continue centered on spending reform. As David Hawkings of CQ reports, even measures that would normally receive bipartisan support, like Sandy relief and defense, have seen pushback.
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