Obama Signs Sandy Aid Bill on Sandy’s Three-Month Anniversary

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FALLS CHURCH, VA - JUNE 30:  A downed tree damages a truck after a powerful overnight storm in the Washington, DC region June 30, 2012 in Falls Church, Virginia. The storm has left more than a million people in the greater Washington, DC area without power.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Photo: Alex Wong/2012 Getty Images

President Barack Obama signed the $50.5 billion recovery aid bill on Tuesday night, "minutes after returning to the White House from a visit to Nevada," the Associated Press reports. It was long enough coming — three months ago tonight, this was happening.