Hurricane Sandy helped Obama politically, Karl Rove says

"When you have attention drawn away to somewhere else, to something else, it is not to his [Romney's] advantage,” the GOP strategist said in an interview.

  • Michael Leahy and Sean Sullivan
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  • Nov 3, 2012
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President Obama, Gov. Chris Christie touring storm damage together in New Jersey

Obama headed north to take stock of the damage caused by Sandy. In doing so, he also joined one of his top critics.

Why Sandy poses a major test for Chris Christie (and how he’s passing it so far)

A year before he would face reelection, the storm that slammed the East Coast presents the outspoken New Jersey governor with a major test of leadership and management skills.