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Good tidings of great joy from our Governor

The Star-Ledger has reported that Chris Christie dined privately with Andrew Cuomo yesterday. There is no mention of what they discussed or what decisions were reached. As this is the season to bring good tidings of great joy, here is...Show More Summary

Wall Street firm where Chris Christie's wife works is pulling in New Jersey pension fees

Mary Pat and Chris Christie Under Gov. Chris Christie, New Jersey has funneled hundreds of millions of dollars to Wall Street firms as management fees on the state's pension funds. Just a few hundred thousand dollars of that has gone...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton Announces! W/ Mariah Carey (parody Video)

Singing way better than Mariah Carey, Hillary wants to give her best wishes and let you know that she's running for President. With the announcement of Jeb Bush, the timing couldn't be better. Rand Paul, Mitt Romney, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz and Jeb, you're all going down. Elizabeth Warren too! Hope you enjoy this video and remember to like, comment & share it!

An Excerpt From "Chris Christie: School Bully"

I was honored to have the lead story in this month's The Progressive: "Chris Christie: School Bully." The piece was just made available for free on-line; here's an excerpt: There is some evidence, however, that Christie's shtick has started to grow old. Show More Summary

Ron Christie: Dick Cheney Is The Greatest Vice President Of All Time

Ron "don't call me Chris' Christie and David Corn joined Chris Matthews on Hardball Monday to discuss Dick Cheney's appearance on Meet The Press, this past Sunday. Christie was part of Dick Cheney's staff in the White House so he's become...Show More Summary

News Roundup & Open Thread for Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

The Camden Stimulus Washington Post: Corporate welfare in the Chris Christie - Michele Brown years. Next City: Chris Christie's latest Camden giveaways deserve as much skepticism as the 76ers deal. "Presidential" In the World of Things I Don't Care About, this issue is King. Show More Summary

Obama Visits Christie In NJ Today To Mark End Of Combat Operations In Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — President Obama, accompanied by Gov. Chris Christie, will head to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst today to mark the end of combat operations in Afghanistan and thank the troops stationed there for their service to their country. The president was scheduled to fly via Air Force One to the base, the only U.S. facility serving [...]

2002 US Atty Chris Christie: NO TO TORTURE. 2014 White House Hopeful Christie: NO COMMENT.

For a guy who wants to be taken seriously as presidential material, Gov. Chris Christie lets a lot of national issues slide by without giving his opinion on them. Maybe he's not as up on national affairs as he wants people to think; maybe he's risk-averse. Show More Summary

Clinton Would Beat Christie In His Home State

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wouldn’t win his home state if he ran against Hillary Clinton for president, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday. And neither would three other potential 2016 GOP candidates, according to the poll, which also found that the former secretary of state was the only candidate mentioned in the [...]

News Roundup & Open Thread for Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

Pension Trustees To File Lawsuit Against New Jersey Governor Chris Christie David Sirota reporting The trustees of the boards overseeing NJs $80B public employee retirement system will file a lawsuit this morning against Gov. Christie for his decision to not make legally required annual pension contributions. Show More Summary

New report can't reach conclusion on Chris Christie's involvement in 'Bridgegate'

Another investigation into Chris Christie ends up with decidedly non-resultish results: New Jersey lawmakers probing politically motivated traffic jams near the George Washington Bridge last year have found no evidence that Gov. Chris Christie was involved in the scheme. They did not rule out the possibility, however, as they have been unable to interview several witnesses. [...]Show More Summary

News Roundup & Open Thread for Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014

"Presidential" Christie's pig crate veto gets cheers from Gov. Branstad in Iowa, but he seems pretty dumb; he thinks gestation crates prevent pigs from falling on piglets, when in fact they restrain pregnant pigs. Turns out Chris Rock was on the GWB. Show More Summary

Christie Vetoes New Jersey Pig Crate Ban

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) vetoed legislation banning the use of pig gestation crates in New Jersey and urged state legislators "to turn their attention to actual problems facing New Jersey." The bill would've had a small impact in the state -- there are only 9,000 in the state. Show More Summary

Did Christie Pull The Plug On Program To Help Expand Medicaid?

Gee, it almost sounds like he wants the Medicaid expansion to fail, so he can use it to attack Obamacare in a presidential campaign! Is Christie shameless enough to do it? Hell, yeah! TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie's administration has...Show More Summary

Newark Students, recognized in The Nation

I just want to take a second and make sure you all see this national recognition of Newark Student Union in their fight to take back their schools from the insulting, chaotic regime of Cami Anderson and Chris Christie. I hope you can join me in getting their back, however and wherever you can. Show More Summary

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Politics of 2014

A brief look at how people are positioning themselves for greatest advantage as they try and figure out what the 2014 elections were really about. I'm looking at you, Chuck Schumer. Jim Newell: No, Chris Christie isn’t “back”: Why he...Show More Summary

New Hampshire Republicans Want–Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney leads the pack in the Bloomberg Politics/St. Anselm New Hampshire Poll. If you eliminate Romney, Rand Paul and Chris Christie tie for the top spot with 16% from likely Republican New Hampshire voters. Romney, who has repeatedly said he has no plans to run for president a third time, leads the potential pack [...]

More on Christie's Ditched Ebola Policy

Courtesy of TPM Reader FN we have some more information on Chris Christie's crackpot Ebola policy, which he seems to have quietly ditched after no one was looking. FN flags this piece just published by which suggests that Christie simply never implemented the policy. Show More Summary

Christie's Fishing for Votes Hurts New Jersey

Once again, Chris Christie's presidential ambitions are hurting the people of New Jersey. This week, Christie's Board of Public Utilities rejected a long-standing proposal from Fisherman's Energy, a Cape May-based company, to build an offshore wind-generation facility. Show More Summary

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