Handling Hurricane Sandy Obama's Moment of Truth

Hurricane Sandy has devastated parts of America's East Coast, and now Barack Obama must manage the crisis. Up for reelection in just one week, the president is forced to take on a new role. A failure could cost him his job.
President Obama prepares to brief reporters on Hurricane Sandy in Washington on Monday.

President Obama prepares to brief reporters on Hurricane Sandy in Washington on Monday.

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