November 15, 2012
Carolyn Kaster photo

President Barack Obama comforts a woman 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 hugs a woman as he visits the FEMA recovery center on the grounds of New Dorp High School, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 on Staten Island, in New York. At left is Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y.

Carolyn Kaster photo

President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks during a news conference on Cedar Grove Avenue, a street significantly impacted by Superstorm Sandy, Thursday, Nov. 15,2012, on Staten Island, in New York. From left are, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., the president, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.