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Republicans Who Voted Against Sandy Aid Ask For Aid To West, Texas After Explosion

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West, Texas Explosion
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The death toll and injury count in the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion that took place last Wednesday continues to rise, with 35-40 dead and 60 still unaccounted for. Some Texas Congressmen have also requested aid to help the victims and the town rebuild. Rep. Bill Flores (R-TX) has said that he, plus Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and John Cornyn (R-TX), are working with Congressional leaders to extend necessary assistance. Yet when Northeast cities needed disaster relief in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, a storm that killed hundreds, all three Congressmen voted against the aid package.

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They should be subject to the h.y.p.o.c.r.i.s.y. A... by Scott Baker on Monday, Apr 22, 2013 at 6:22:41 PM
we all have to cut these guys some slack. After al... by Archie on Monday, Apr 22, 2013 at 10:36:06 PM
to West, Texas takes a lot of creative thinking.&n... by Doc McCoy on Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 at 2:42:00 AM
Lets face the facts,republicans don't care one bit... by liberalsrock on Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 at 7:51:38 AM
(not really) but isn't that what all politicians d... by Doc McCoy on Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 at 10:19:56 AM