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President Barack Obama is expected to resume an election campaign suspended in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy today. His challenger, Republican Mitt Romney held two rallies in Florida on Wednesday.

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President 'directs his team to lean forward aggressively' on Sandy relief

A Senator Admin official has said that President Obama has been receiving updates through the night on hurricane Sandy:

Overnight, the President continued to receive updates from his team on the ongoing recovery efforts, including efforts by state and local officials and private utility companies to restore power. This morning the President will again receive a substantial briefing from his team on the impacts and the extensive federal support being provided to support state and local recovery efforts. The President continues to direct his team to lean forward aggressively.

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