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After the Storm, Sprint Resumes

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President Barack Obama is greeted by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie upon arriving in Atlantic City, N.J., to survey damage from Hurricane Sandy. Christie, a Mitt Romney supporter, has praised the Obama administration for its handling of the natural disaster.

Schriefer, meanwhile, declined to complain about Christie’s effusive praise of the president, or of Obama’s performance. Christie “is doing exactly what he is supposed to be doing as governor of New Jersey, and the president is doing what he needs to be doing,” Schriefer said.

Indeed, the last thing the Romney campaign wanted to appear was unsympathetic to the plight of people hurt by the storm. But after holding hastily rebranded hurricane relief rallies on Tuesday, the campaign was back to more familiar “victory” rallies, with Romney making his pitch that it’s time for a change.

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