Sandy derails Obama, Romney campaign plans

Hurricane Sandy has derailed the campaigning schedules for both President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney. Obama will no longer meet with former President Bill

BROOKLYN - Hurricane Sandy has derailed the campaigning schedules for both President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney.

Obama will no longer meet with former President Bill Clinton in Ohio and will instead stay in Washington to focus on emergency management. Vice President Joe Biden will take his place. The president has also canceled a trip to Colorado that was planned for Tuesday.

Romney was forced to cancel weekend events in Virginia because of the storm, and his upcoming itinerary is subject to change. He's made a campaign bus available for relief purposes and posted a blog with weather-related advice.

Both candidates have also temporarily suspended political emails to voters on the East Coast who will likely be impacted by the weather.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Dozens of people were arrested across the borough 1 Dozens arrested in 'Operation Hardball' drug takedown
At least one person was injured after a 2 FDNY: 1 injured after 2-alarm fire breaks out at Brooklyn building
Dozens of senior citizens at an East New 3 Mini horses stir up spirits at nursing home
The tree fell on tracks that carry the 4 Tree falls on tracks at Parkside Avenue train station
5 Word on the Street: 'As Young As You Feel Day'

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE