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Chris Christie Says He ‘Will Beat’ Hilary Clinton In 2016, Boasts New Jersey Re-Election Numbers

New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie doesn’t see Hilary Clinton as much of a treat. The 2016 presidential campaign hopeful has boldly professed that his proven track record of getting elected and re-elected is much more impressive than Clinton’s. Show More Summary

A Liberal’s Support For Chris Christie’s Social Security Proposal–Bad Politics, Good Policy

At the risk of destroying any remaining chance New Jersey Governor Chris Christie may have to become the Republican standard bearer in the 2016 presidential race ( endorsements from non-conservative, progressive types have been known to be hazardous to the health of GOP campaigns), I am offering up my congratulations to the embattled governor for […]

Chris Christie Pins Hopes for Revival on Straight Talk

For Chris Christie, it was a do-over of sorts. Laura Condon, a New Hampshire anti-vaccination activist, took the microphone at the Londonderry Lions Club to ask the New Jersey Governor if he would stand with conscientious objectors who want to opt out of vaccinating their children. “Yeah, no, you can’t count on me for that,”…

Chris Christie Concedes Political Risks In Pushing Social Security Reform

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

By Jim Oliphant LONDONDERRY, N.H., April 15 (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who is making cutting Social Security and Medicare the centerpiece of a possible presidential campaign, conceded on Wednesday that he is taking...Show More Summary

Chris Christie's Big Bet: Pushing Social Security Reform

2 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

LONDONDERRY, N.H. (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who is making cutting Social Security and Medicare the centerpiece of a possible presidential campaign, conceded on Wednesday that he is taking a risk with the proposal. "There...Show More Summary

Chris Christie Changes Vaccine Position During New Hampshire Town Hall

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

At a town hall in New Hampshire, New Jersey Governor and potential 2016 candidate Chris Christie made a slight change to his previous statement about vaccines: he no longer believes they should be voluntary.

Chris Christie's Back In The 2016 Fray

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Chris Christie’s latest comeback might have started Tuesday in New Hampshire — at least, that’s what the New Jersey governor and his team hope. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

Wonkbook: Christie’s explosive proposal to limit Social Security benefits

Chris Christie, the Republican governor of New Jersey, has never been one to shy away from a controversy. The governor proposed less generous Social Security benefits for a broad swathe of affluent American retirees on Tuesday, placing a firm hand on the proverbial "third rail of politics" and waiting to be electrocuted. Nothing much has […]

Chris Christie: ‘If I Run, I Will Beat’ Hillary Clinton

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) has been out of the 2016 presidential campaign conversation for some time now, partly due to the aggressive entrances of figures like Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Marco Rubio (R-FL). But when he spoke to radio host Hugh Hewitt on Tuesday, he declared confidently of Hillary Clinton, "If I run, I will beat her."

Governor Christie Bear Hugs The Third Rail

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie joined me to open the show today: Audio: 04-14hhs-christie Transcript: HH: Big day today on the program. Pleased to welcome back New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Governor Christie, welcome back to...Show More Summary

Chris Christie unveils national entitlement reform plan

The New Jersey governor hasn't declared his candidacy for president, but he's putting forward a proposal to reduce the nation's deficit spending

Christie: Make Social Security needs based

It may make economic sense but it’s considered by many to be political suicide. Then again, Chris Christie is known for speaking his mind. Even if it pisses people off. The New Jersey governor and possible presidential candidate is in New Hampshire (of all places) talking cuts to Social Security. Show More Summary

Chris Christie Says People Assume He's A Moderate Because He's A Northeasterner Who's 'A Little Ethnic'

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- You can call him “Governor,” “likely presidential candidate” or even just plain “Chris," the informal name with which Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) introduced himself to prospective voters in New Hampshire on Tuesday. Just...Show More Summary

Chris Christie kicks off his comeback tour in NH, going all-in on entitlement reform

GOFFSTOWN – Chris Christie kicked off a two day swing to New Hampshire with a sober prescription for tackling escalating entitlement spending. The New Jersey governor and potential Republican presidential candidate proposed raising the retirement age for Social security to 69, means testing for Social Security, and gradually raising the eligibility age for Medicare. Christie […]

The wrong way to fix Social Security

(April 14, 2015 02:05 PM, by Scott Sumner) Governor Chris Christie wants to reduce Social Security benefits for the rich: As part of the plan, he'll propose phasing out Social Security payments for those making more than $80,000 in other income and eliminating them for those making $200,000... (0 COMMENTS)

Chris Christie’s screw-the-seniors platform: I will slash Medicare and Social Security the best!

The forgotten NJ governor hopes to boost his flailing bid by going hard after social insurance

Chris Christie Is Ready to Be President ... But Is Anybody Ready to Vote for Him?

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie wasn't ready to be president in 2012. “The only way you’re going to perform well is if you believe in your heart that you’re ready to be president," he told Yahoo News' Matt Bai in an interview published today. "And I didn’t. And so there... More »

Chris Christie Will Propose Social Security Means-Testing in New Hampshire Speech

Leaning in to his potential 2016 presidential campaign identity as the candidate for the Republican Party's budget-conscious moderates, New Jersey governor Chris Christie will give a speech in New Hampshire Tuesday that proposes raising...Show More Summary

Chris Christie heads to New Hampshire as White House race heats up

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a possible Republican 2016 White House contender, is set to speak to voters in New Hampshire on Tuesday, during a week that will see a wave of presidential hopefuls barnstorm the key early-voting state. Christie, lauded for his management of the state’s...

Chris Christie has a lot to prove in New Hampshire

The trip starting Tuesday will serve as the first real test of how Christie's famously brash style will play with voters in a state that's seen as crucial to the governor. [...] it comes as the race has entered a new stage, with three Republican candidates now declared, putting pressure on others to get in.

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