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Chris Christie Loves Living Large With Luxury Trips Paid By Billionaires, Foreign Royals

NJ Governor Chris Christie loves the spotlight—until it gets too hot. While on his trade trip to London, Christie has happily entertained the press and said stupid shit. But now that the NY Times has a damning report on how he happily takes freebies from the rich and powerful, Christie is suddenly silent. [ more › ]

Vaccine skepticism poses a political quandry for conservatives

Because New Jersey Governor Chris Christie recently quarantined a nurse in a large tent when he thought she might have had Ebola, you might have assumed that he of all people would seize upon a measles outbreak—attributable to a movement of anti-vaccine reactionaries—to lecture parents for putting children at risk. Show More Summary

Ebola Nurse Trashes Christie’s Vaccine Comments: ‘Unfounded in Science’

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

Nurse Kaci Hickox, who was infamously quarantined by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in a tent outside the Newark airport for three days last fall after she returned from treating Ebola patients in west Africa, took on her old nemesis on All In with Chris Hayes Monday night, saying she didn't "see a lot of great leadership qualities" in Christie's vaccination comments.

Chris Christie: Parents should have choice in vaccinations

3 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

The GOP governor of New Jersey takes a controversial stance on vaccines.

The Moment of Truth

Chris Christie and Scott Walker have had some minor stumbles in recent days. When New Jersey’s governor was asked about President Obama’s statement that parents should have their children vaccinated for measles, Christie’s first reaction was to call for “balance,” seeming to weigh parental preference as much as public health. Show More Summary

Vaccine debate approaching fever pitch in midst of measles outbreak

New Jersey Governor and likely 2016 GOP presidential candidate Chris Christie made headlines Monday during a visit to the United Kingdom when — amid a measles outbreak in the United States — he said parents should have a "measure ofShow More Summary

Christie breaks with Obama on vaccines, says parents should weigh options

CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND — Just as Gov. Chris Christie criticized President Barack Obama for being an ineffective negotiator on the world stage, Christie broke from the president on whether children should be vaccinated. The governor called for “a balance” between the government and a parent’s right to choose whether a child is vaccinated. Christie said his [...]Show More Summary

Chris Christie, Who Quarantined a Woman over Ebola Fears, Says Parents Should Have a "Measure of Choice” When It Comes to Vaccinating Their Kids

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

L.E.MORMILE / Here's a photograph of Governor Christie trying to come up with one good reason why children should be forced to travel in car seats. (Just kidding; he believes in auto safety laws. I think. On second thought, who knows?) President Obama's been busy lately. Show More Summary

Two more GOP presidential hopefuls express doubts about mandatory vaccinations

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

In the wake of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s anti-vaccination statements, two more Republican presidential hopefuls have come out against the mandatory vaccination of school-age children. Earlier today, Buzzfeed News released excerpts from an interview McKay Coppins did with potential...

Chris Christie’s Long Flirtation With Anti-Vaccine Conspiracy Theories

For years, the governor has made efforts to pander to groups that tout myths about vaccines. The post Chris Christie’s Long Flirtation With Anti-Vaccine Conspiracy Theories appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Chris Christie’s Terrible Vaccine Advice

3 weeks agoHealth : Healthland

The New Jersey Governor and likely Presidential candidate attempts to play doctor—and fails

Chris Christie: Tough On Abortion, Soft On Measles?

There are many words that come to mind when describing New Jersey Governor Chris Christie however, soft would certainly be low on that list. The often bullish Chris Christie broke his silence on the issue regarding whether parents should...Show More Summary

Chris Christie’s reasonable position on vaccines

(Paul Mirengoff) Chris Christie is taking plenty of heat today, and not primarily because he turned up at an Arsenal match wearing a Gunners scarf. The heat, which I consider undeserved, arises from a comment the New Jersey governor made about vaccinating children. Show More Summary

Health Hypocrite Chris Christie Panders to Anti-Vaccination Idiots

New Jersey governor Chris Christie hasn't yet announced his bid for the Republican presidential nomination. But why wait for an official candidacy to start pandering to the country's dumbest elements? Today, just months after trying to imprison an an ebola-exposed nurse, Christie came out against mandatory vaccinations. Read more...

Chris Christie: Parents should have choice in vaccinations

The GOP governor of New Jersey takes a controversial stance on vaccines.

Chris Christie gets Twitter-pounded for pandering to anti-vaxxer crowd with ‘balanced’ comment

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

New Jersey governor Chris Christie’s comments regarding a “balanced approach” to childhood immunization was greeted with amazement and mocking on Twitter, with responses that were as brutal as they were swift. Speaking in London where he is on a trade mission, the pugnacious...

Christie: Parents Should Have ‘Some Measure of Choice’ on Vaccinations

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie expressed the need for "some measure of choice" Monday morning in whether parents should vaccinate their children.

Chris Christie watched the Super Bowl from a London pub

LONDON — New Jersey governor (and Dallas Cowboys fan) Chris Christie watched the Super Bowl in a London bar with a few Rutgers students by his side. See also: Super Bowl XLIX: The perfect ending this NFL season didn't deserve Watching...Show More Summary

Chris Chistie calls for a ‘balanced’ approach to childhood vaccinations

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, currently visiting the United Kingdom on a trade mission, told an MSNBC reporter that his own kids have had their vaccination shots, but added that the approach to childhood vaccines should be “balanced.” The combative governor whose beloved Dallas...

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