Obama hits campaign trail as storm cleanup gathers pace

November 1, 2012 13:03

NEW YORK - President Barack Obama was to resume campaigning on Thursday after a pause caused by the US east coast's worst storm in generations, while emergency teams struggled to reach the worst hit areas and restore power to millions.

Home owners across a swathe of the northeastern United States returned to properties ravaged by fire and flood, which early estimates say may cost insurance companies more than $15 billion.At least 64 people died in super-storm Sandy, which rampaged through the US Northeast on Monday night, and officials said the count could still rise as rescuers searched house-to-house through coastal towns.

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