What? Could it be that there was a double-dipping lieutenant governor under possible 2016 GOP savior Chris Christie’s nose all this time? This isn’t going to look too good for the rotund Republican come the Iowa Caucuses, if you catch my drift! A New Jersey court may force Gov. Chris Christie’s administration to reveal information […]
Governor Chris Christie's courting of national attention has proven dissatisfying to New Jerseyans of all political persuasions. In a column this weekend, the Star-Ledger editorial board accused him of "roll[ing] over Latinos" to win over GOP primary voters after refusing to sign the state's version of the Dream Act. Show More Summary
Documents obtained by Firedoglake under New Jersey's Open Public Records Act (OPRA) detail New Jersey Governor and popular contender for the Republican Party's 2016 Presidential nomination Chris Christie's career as a registered lobbyist.
I'm spending a bit of time poring through two books, each about two likely Republican presidential contenders in 2016: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's Unintimidated: A Governor's Story and a Nation's Challenge, and Chris Christie: The Inside Story of His Rise to Power, Bob Ingle and Michael Symons's joint work about the New Jersey governor. Show More Summary
Here's New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, just three weeks after his re-election, already trying to divorce President Obama: In an interview with a local radio station Monday night, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called Obamacare a “train wreck.” "This is just an awful law. Show More Summary
A poll released Wednesday by the Democratic polling firm Public Policy Polling finds Republican Governor Chris Christie is more popular than Hillary Clinton in Pennsylvania. PPP found Christie leading Clinton 48-44 in the state. Clinton led other possible 2016 contenders including Jeb Bush (48-44), Rand Paul (51-43) and Ted Cruz (53-41). Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Online gambling alone won't save struggling Atlantic City casinos, and the revenues it generates could fall far short of projections by Governor Chris Christie, Fitch Ratings said on Tuesday.
Click here to view this media Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa thinks speculating already about 2016 is "stupid," but that didn't stop him from giving his two cents worth when asked by WHO-TV in Des Moines about Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey, about his conservative bona fides, or his opinion that avoiding Iowa would be a mistake. Show More Summary
Obamacare is a failure, it’s always been a failure, and it won’t succeed.” That was the blunt assessment of newly re-elected New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in recent public appearance sponsored by the Wall Street Journal (see embed above). Show More Summary
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ascended to the powerful chairmanship of the Republican Governors Association Thursday, the latest step in what seems to be a carefully planned march to the 2016 presidential campaign trailhead. For Christie,...Show More Summary
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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker thinks he and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are "kindred spirits," with their recent histories of being Republicans who have come out on top in fairly blue states. They've both "taken on unions," as they like to say, and they both have reformed public pensions. Show More Summary
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is taking on a new high-profile role that could enhance a future White House campaign. But first things first.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s first act as chairman of the Republican Governors Association Thursday was a secret to all but a few close aides — organizing a surprise appearance by former President George W. Bush. The 43rd president...Show More Summary
Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) will deliver remarks at the annual Republican Governors Association meeting Thursday, November 21st beginning at approximately 1pm ET. On Wednesday, it was announced that Christie will be taking over as chairman of the Republican Governor’s Association.
Chris Christie is widely expected to be preparing for a 2016 White House bid. And to that end, his role as chairman of the Republican Governors Association — a position he will assume Thursday — will be a boon to his presumed campaign. Show More Summary
Phoenix, Arizona (CNN) – There wasn't room for the two of them. In the fall of 2012, with the presidential race in full swing, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, two prominent Republican governors with well-known national ambitions, were engaged in a different kind of campaign.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) takes a question on CNN about two of his potential rivals for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination: ERIN BURNETT, CNN: Jeb Bush is in favor of comprehensive immigration reform. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has said people should be able to marry whoever they want to marry. Show More Summary
On Tuesday, The Daily Beast's Dean Obeidallah wrote about Governor Chris Christie's upcoming Catch-22 on immigration. The New Jersey Tuition Equality Act, which would provide in-state tuition to the children of undocumented immigrants, passed the New Jersey Senate on Monday and will soon pass the Assembly. Show More Summary
He’s not afraid to speak his mind, even if it’s not particularly politically correct. Even if he’s being touted as a possible GOP candidate for president. Chris Christie, the larger-than-life governor of New Jersey, telling a Wall Street Journal forum of CEOs that both parties in Washington are dysfunctional. But pointing a particular finger of [...]