Nov. 6: Some of the damage from Superstorm Sandy on New York's Staten Island. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images The Two-Way Bipartisan Outrage As Vote On Superstorm Sandy Aid Is Postponed January 2, 2013 Lawmakers from states hit hard by the October storm thought the House would vote on an aid package before adjourning on Thursday. They found out late Tuesday that a vote has been put off. "This is why the American people hate Congress," New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said.