Rescue in Hoboken: Much of the New Jersey city remains flooded and the National Guard has been called in to help rescue stranded residents. Tuesday, this was the scene on one of the city's flooded streets. Eduardo Munoz /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Early voters fill out ballots in Miami. Voting experts say Hurricane Sandy isn't likely to cause major disruptions — but that it would have been a far different matter had Florida taken a direct hit from the storm. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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In this satellite image provided Friday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Hurricane Sandy's huge cloud extent of up to 2,000 miles churns over the Bahamas, as a line of clouds associated with a powerful cold front approaches the East Coast of the U.S. Handout/Getty Images hide caption

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National Hurricane Center's "5-day forecast cone" at 2 p.m. ET today (Oct. 26). www.nhc.noaa.gov hide caption

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People sit on a bench along the seawall in the storm surge from Isaac, on Lakeshore Drive along Lake Pontchartrain, as the storm approaches landfall, in New Orleans, Tuesday, Aug. 28. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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Republican National Committee officials unveiled the stage inside the Tampa Bay Times Forum this week ahead of the Republican National Convention, which may or may not begin Monday. Tim Boyles/Getty Images hide caption

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This image provided by NASA taken early Friday morning Nov. 5, 2010 shows Hurricane Tomas approximately 175 miles west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and moving northeast near 9 mph. Tomas strengthened to a Category One Hurricane overnight with maximum sustained winds now at 80 mph with higher gusts.  NASA hide caption

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