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Long Island officials reached out to the U.S. government Friday to help untangle the region's response to superstorm Sandy.
Some might wonder why it took almost two weeks for a coalition of mostly Nassau Republicans and a Democrat, whose district crosses counties, to make the unprecedented request.
One answer might lie in the response Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray and Rep. Carolyn...