Biden tours several storm-damaged areas in NJ

Vice President Biden is assuring New Jersey residents that the federal government won't abandon them after Hurricane Sandy.

Biden, who spent summers at the Jersey Shore as a boy, says he's "a homeboy" who understands the need to rebuild.

The vice president spent the better part of Sunday visiting storm-wrecked areas of New Jersey, including the boardwalk at Seaside Heights and a damaged rail station in Hoboken.

Biden is the latest White House official to visit New Jersey after it was battered by the superstorm.

President Barack Obama visited storm-wrecked Atlantic City with Gov. Chris Christie, while two Cabinet officers toured a Federal Emergency Management Agency facility in Middletown on Friday.

Sandy killed more than 100 people in 10 states, but hit New Jersey and New York the hardest.






Copyright © Apr 20, 2014, WDEL/Delmarva Broadcasting Company. All Rights Reserved.
Advanced permission from Delmarva Broadcasting Company required for publication or rebroadcast.