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    Superstorm Aid

    Conservatives Look to Strip $50 Billion Sandy Aid Package

    (AP) — House conservatives opposed to more deficit spending tried Monday to chip away at the $50.7 billion Hurricane Sandy aid package by requiring offsetting spending cuts to pay for recovery efforts and by stripping money for projects they say are unrelated to the Oct. 29 storm or not urgently needed. The push by budget hawks for …