Sign up for the newsletter: http://on.wsj.com/CapitalJournalSignup Highlights Deadline Nears on Homeland Security Funding Jay Solomon: Arab Officials Warn U.S. of Giving ISIS a Propaganda Win in Mosul Chris Christie’s Role Atop Governors...Show More Summary
The POLITICO Caucus: Christie slips from first tier http://t.co/8nDQBwNnz2 pic.twitter.com/9OBNJyAObi — POLITICO 2016 (@politico2016) February 20, 2015 New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has been a having a tough time in recent weeks. First he spent time in London explaining and re-explaining his stance on childhood vaccinations only to then face scrutiny over his history of [...]
Conservative donors, including those who once encouraged Gov. Chris Christie to seek the White House, say the governor’s style has driven them to support others.
The scandal that enveloped Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber in recent months didn’t capture the attention of national political media the way New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s “Bridgegate” imbroglio or other state-level scandals have. A lack...Show More Summary
Most electable Republican? Not so much
Scandal-ridden Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber has announced he will resign from office. Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown will succeed Kitzhaber and is set to become the nation's first openly bisexual governor. New HRC poll finds support for marriage equality...
LAST year, a scandal erupted around Chris Christie, the Republican governor of New Jersey, after some members of his team altered traffic patterns, seemingly in order to cause chaos in a Democrat rival's neighbourhood. Mr Christie sacked those he deemed responsible and denies personal involvement. Show More Summary
A majority of New Jersey registered voters view Governor Chris Christie unfavorably, a poll showed on Friday, underscoring the headwinds the outspoken Republican could face in securing his party's nomination for the 2016 presidential election. Show More Summary
A couple of days ago when I posted this - Chris Christie: The guy who lives HERE doesn't think NJ needs affordable housing - about how our private-jetting, luxury hotel-loving, fabulous mansion-living governor doesn't see the need for...Show More Summary
Here's Christie's latest pronouncement on the standards, which as the Des Moines register notes is a change from his previous position. Click the link if the video doesn't load.
Chris Christie took charge of Atlantic City last month, but the positive effects of the governor's leadership have yet to impact the once-mighty Revel Casino, which is backing out of a $95.4 million sale to a Florida developer. "We need to come up with Plan C really quickly," Revel attorney Michael Viscount told the AP. [ more › ]
Just a quick heads-up about a resource put together by International Association of Firefighters. It's a Flipboard of coverage of Governor Chris Christie, graphics heavy, easy to use and arranged chronologically. Flip through it and it reads like the visual equivalent - and explainer - of the Christie balloon deflating. Well-done, firefighters. Take a look, people. Bookmarked.
The Republican governor's budget for this year includes a $1.5 billion cut from the state's public pension system. The post Chris Christie Goes To Iowa To Brag About Pension Plan That’s Destroying His State appeared first on ThinkProgress.
We may not have money to build and repair our roads, but we found money to build up Chris Christie's image. Bob Ingle has a piece up today that is worth a full read, but in essence says that Governor Downgrade started believing his own press releases and in essence now is tripping over the headlines his staff has created. Show More Summary
Politico: “The Republican governor started a trip to London by bobbling a question about whether measles vaccinations should be mandatory. The next day he snapped at a reporter who tried to ask him about foreign policy. He faced questions about [...] The post Chris Christie’s Horrible Week appeared first on Political Wire.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's week started with a bad case of foot-in-mouth during his three-day trip to England, and went downhill from there, reaching new lows for ethics and good, open government - even for New Jersey. However,...Show More Summary
It was already a rough week for Gov. Chris Christie. The New York Times ran a front-page story about his penchant for traveling in high luxury on other people’s dime, just as the New Jersey governor was enjoying a junket to London. Worse, his comments equivocating on the necessity of vaccines threw him together with the libertarian Sen. Show More Summary
Governor Chris Christie faces a criminal investigation over allegations that he obstructed justice to help some of his political allies and fired a state prosecutor for complaining about the situation. The new investigation, coupledShow More Summary
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has not been having a good week. While traveling abroad he stoked controversy by pandering to the anti-vaccination crowd and was exposed as wasting taxpayer money on extravagant travel that put him in potentially compromising positions with firms that had business before the state. Now it has been revealed that [...]
Former Texas governor Rick Perry is benefiting from others’ foibles, as is often the case with a second-time presidential candidate. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) had a miserable week, as did New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (now reportedly under another federal investigation). Meanwhile, Perry released a list of more than 80 top donors and methodically continued […]