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October 29th, 2012
04:40 PM ET

Sandy introduces big unknown into campaign

By Candy Crowley

Washington (CNN) - The beauty of being a president and a candidate is that when a monster storm stalks up the East Coast you can run over to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and be seen as a president on the job.

Which also works if you are reapplying.

"It's so important for us to respond big and respond fast as local information starts coming in," President Barack Obama said at FEMA.

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