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New Jersey governor on Sandy relief bill: ‘Shame on Congress’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is blaming House Republicans for delaying a vote on federal funding for states affected by Superstorm Sandy.

"There is only one group to blame for the continued suffering of these innocent victims: the House majority and their speaker, John Boehner," Christie said.

Christie said leaders in Washington had assured him and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo the funding votes would happen on Tuesday or Wednesday. The decision not to hold the vote was Boehner’s, he said. Read more from CNN.

Follow additional updates on BreakingNews.com.

Photo: Christie and Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno visit and thank first responders after touring flood damaged areas in Moonachie, N.J., on Nov. 1, 2012. (Tim Larsen / Office of the Governor)

Mitt Romney to release 2011 tax returnJUST IN: Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann paid $1,935,708 in taxes on $13,696,951 in income in 2011 for an effective tax rate of 14.1%, according to a return that will be released Friday afternoon at 3 p.m.Read more from the Washington Post. Follow updates on BreakingNews.com.Photo: Mitt Romney waves with his wife Ann after a speech in Manchester, New Hampshire, on April 24, 2012. (Brian Snyder / Reuters)

Mitt Romney to release 2011 tax return

JUST IN: Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann paid $1,935,708 in taxes on $13,696,951 in income in 2011 for an effective tax rate of 14.1%, according to a return that will be released Friday afternoon at 3 p.m.

Read more from the Washington Post. Follow updates on BreakingNews.com.

Photo: Mitt Romney waves with his wife Ann after a speech in Manchester, New Hampshire, on April 24, 2012. (Brian Snyder / Reuters)

Mitt Romney chooses Paul Ryan as running mate
Mitt Romney has chosen Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to be his vice presidential running mate.Sourced reports of the news emerged late last night, and Romney’s “Mitt’s VP” mobile app confirmed the choice this morning. Romney is holding an event in Norfolk, Virginia, at 9 a.m. EDT today to make the formal announcement. More updates on BreakingNews.com.Photo: Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 10, 2012. (J. Scott Applewhite / AP)

Mitt Romney chooses Paul Ryan as running mate

Mitt Romney has chosen Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to be his vice presidential running mate.

Sourced reports of the news emerged late last night, and Romney’s “Mitt’s VP” mobile app confirmed the choice this morning. Romney is holding an event in Norfolk, Virginia, at 9 a.m. EDT today to make the formal announcement. More updates on BreakingNews.com.

Photo: Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 10, 2012. (J. Scott Applewhite / AP)