Sandy: President Barack Obama and Governor Chris Christie surveyed the damage in New Jersey where millions of residents are still left without power. The president said the federal government is "here for the long haul." The Star-Ledger reports. In New York, the public transit is starting to run in limited capacity.
SCOTUS: The Supreme Court resumed on Wednesday after a day-long hiatus, hearing arguments in the case about the legality of using drug dogs on the exterior of homes. Our own Marcia Coyle reports that the justices growled at the government's argument.
Election: Republicans are focuing their attention on Pennsylvania, Minnesota and Michigan in the final push leading up to the election. Romney advisers said that they have a shot to change the electorate map. The Washington Post reports. The paper also ran an editorial today likening election tactics employed by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott to Vladimir Putin.
Where's the beef?: ABC News is seeking dismissal of a defamation lawsuit related to pink slime. In court papers, the news agency said that Beef Products Inc. was trying to inhibit free speech. Reuters reports.