November 15, 2012
Carolyn Kaster photo

President Barack Obama, accompanied by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Homeland Secretary Secretary Janet Napolitano, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and others, visits people at the FEMA recovery center on the grounds of New Dorp High School, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, on Staten Island, in New York.

Carolyn Kaster photo

President Barack Obama, accompanied by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Sen. Charles Schumer, D.N.Y., and other, hugs Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., after a news conference on Cedar Grove Avenue, a street significantly impacted by Superstorm Sandy, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, on Staten Island, in New York.

Carolyn Kaster photo

President Barack Obama, accompanied by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., hugs Debbie Ingenito on Cedar Grove Avenue, a street significantly impacted by Superstorm Sandy, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, on Staten Island, in New York.