The Politics of Katrina

Two years after catastrophic Hurricane Katrina devastated and incapacitated New Orleans and the Gulf Coast, the subject of recovery remains a hot topic. While two years may be a long time in politics, the images of stranded Americans on their rooftops waiting for rescue and the Bush administration's botched response are seared into the nation's collective memory. The recovery effort has provided fodder for political candidates aiming to showcase their ideas for rebuilding the area. "In...Full Story
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