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New Jersey Budget Avoids Harmful Temporary Tax Hikes, Allows For State “Amazon Tax”

Last week, Governor Chris Christie signed into law a $32.5 billion state budget for New Jersey – but not before using his line-item veto to cut back significantly on scheduled pension payments and strike down a pair of temporary taxShow More Summary

Christie Bolsters GOP Standing With Cash Haul for Governors

The Republican Governors Association continues to raise record-setting sums of money under the leadership of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, highlighting the enduring star power of the potential presidential contender as he tries to recover from the damaging George Washington Bridge scandal.

Chris Christie's Bizarre Pro-Life Defense Of 10-Bullet Gun Magazine Bill Veto

I wrote about Joe Scarborough calling the New Jersey governor a chickensht because he refused to met with the Sandy Hook families after he vetoed a bill reducing the number of bullets that would be in a magazine, but first I wanted to...Show More Summary

Christie returning to key primary state

(CNN) - Chris Christie's headed back to New Hampshire, again. The New Jersey governor and chairman of the Republican Governors Association will headline a fundraiser for the Granite State's GOP at the end of July. For the possible 2016 Republican presidential contender, it's the second straight month he'll visit New Hampshire, which holds the first […]

Scarborough: Chris Christie is 'Chicken'

MSNBC host Joe Scarborough offered scathing criticism of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) on Tuesday for refusing to meet with the families of Sandy Hook victims, calling the governor's reasoning one of the "stupidest arguments" he had ever heard. Show More Summary

Joe Scarborough: Chris Christie Is ‘Chicken…’

That’s how the MSNBC host described the New Jersey governor’s refusal to meet with the parents of Sandy Hook victims. Scarborough: I think it’s kind of chicken “something,” which I won’t say on the air. It’s chicken, we’ll say “salad,” for Chris Christie to not meet with these families for at least five to 10 [...]

Joe Scarborough Calls Chris Christie A 'Chickensht' For Refusing To Meet With Parents Of Sandy Hook Massacre

Joe Scarborough, a usually very dependable Chris Christie apologist, destroyed the New Jersey governor Monday morning on his "Morning Joe" MSNBC program for not meeting with the families of the Sandy Hook massacre after he vetoed a gun...Show More Summary

Rachel Maddow: Chris Christie 'Calling Out the Parents of Murdered Kids' With Gun Law Veto

On Tuesday, continuing MSNBC’s obsession with Chris Christie, Rachel Maddow attacked the Republican New Jersey governor for his position on guns. Christie recently vetoed a bill that would have reduced the number of bullets in a gunShow More Summary

There's Always Time for Empathy, Governor Christie

This is one way the scene in Governor Chris Christie's office on Wednesday, July 2nd could have played out: The Participants: Mark Barden and Nicole Hockley, parents of first graders killed during the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary...Show More Summary

There's Always Time for Empathy, Governor Christie

This is one way the scene in Governor Chris Christie's office on Wednesday, July 2nd could have played out: The Participants: Mark Barden and Nicole Hockley, parents of first graders killed during the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary...Show More Summary

Christie Inadvertently Advocates 2nd Amendment Repeal: ‘Why Not Just Ban Guns Completely?’

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is taking some heat this week after he decided to veto a bill that would have banned the sale of ammunition magazines carrying more than 10 rounds. During an event on Monday, Christie attempted to explain...Show More Summary

Christie vetoes bill to limit gun magazine capacity

(CNN) - Pushing back against gun control advocates, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a bill Wednesday that would reduce ammunition magazine limits from 15 rounds to 10 rounds. Explaining his decision, the Republican governor bristled at the argument that reducing the legal maximum would spare lives in a mass shooting. "It simply defies common […]

Chris Christie Vetoes 'High Capacity' Magazine Ban

On July 2, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) vetoed A2006, a gun control bill which would have limited magazines in NJ to 10 rounds. Christie said he vetoed the bill because "it would do nothing to reduce gun violence. According to, Christie said: This [bill] is the very embodiment of reform in name only. Show More Summary

Be Careful What You Wish For, Tom Moran Edition

promoted by Rosi Seven years ago Jon Corzine was Governor, Stu Rabner was awaiting confirmation to be the Chief Justice of the NJ Supreme Court, Chris Christie was US Attorney and Star Ledger editorial columnist Tom Moran preferred bluster and aggression to accomplishment and measure. Show More Summary

Chris Christie silent treatment a surprise from outspoken governor

When the Supreme Court issued its ruling this week in the Hobby Lobby contraception case, there was no end of commentary amid a wall-to-wall unfurling of predictable response: Conservatives celebrated the 5-4 decision as a triumph for religious freedom. Liberals denounced it as an assault on...

Chris Christie Refuses to Give Opinion on Hobby Lobby Decision after Saying Politicians Shouldn't Dodge Questions

On Tuesday, moments after Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said politicians should not dodge questions, especially on social issues, he promptly refused to give his opinion on the Supreme Court's momentous 5-4 ruling in the Hobby Lobby case. Show More Summary

Teachers Boo Chris Christie in Urban Paterson, New Jersey

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey — Governor Chris Christie's kind words for Paterson Mayor José "Joey" Torres were almost drowned out by a crowd of an estimated 60 teachers, who booed the Governor and demanded fairer salaries and state contracts. Show More Summary

Tough time at town hall for Christie

Caldwell, New Jersey (CNN) – Gov. Chris Christie faced his toughest audience yet Tuesday since resuming question and answer sessions with New Jersey residents six months ago. Protesters interrupted the governor several times during his 123rd town hall in the suburb of New York. There were also tense exchanges between Christie and two audience members. […]

A Very Bad Day For Chris Christie

Unless you consider being booed and heckled at a pair of events to be a good day, this was not good at all for the New Jersey governor. In the morning, he traveled to Paterson to swear in Mayor Jose Torres. According to the Star-Ledger, while at the ceremony, Christie was booed by “about five [...]

Chris Christie Has No Apologies for Being a Pro-Life Governor

New Jersey Governor and potential 2016 presidential candidate Chris Christie said during a television appears that he has no apologies for being a pro-life governor. He said his pro-life stance didn’t “bog me down” in addressing other important political and financial issues. From a report: “I’m pro-life and it didn’t bog me down!” Gov. Chris […]

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