North America 30 October 2012 Quote of the Day Barack Obama on Hurricane Sandy. Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML I am not worried at this point about the impact on the election. I'm worried about the impact on families, and I'm worried about the impact on our first responders. I'm worried about the impact on our economy and on transportation. The election will take care of itself next week. Barack Obama dismisses questions about how Hurricane Sandy will affect voting in the presidential election. › Morning Call: pick of the papers Barack Obama makes a statement in the White House briefing room following a briefing on Hurricane Sandy. Photograph: Getty Images. Subscribe More Related articles Theresa May: No "half-in, half-out" Brexit No, the Brexit vote wasn't just about immigration What can a new book of Holocaust testimony tell us about the Third Reich?