More bad news for the embattled governor
For governors with their sights on the White House, public-employee pensions are a kind of warm-up challenge for the Social Security and Medicare solvency problems they would face as president. I recently criticized New Jersey governor...Show More Summary
Filling in for Rosi today, so if we missed anything leave it in the comments. Christie At CPAC Chris Christie finished behind Donald Trump in the CPAC Straw Poll with 2.8%. And apparently Governor Downgrade refused to sit with Sean Hannity to take questions. Show More Summary
New Jersey Governor and likely presidential hopeful Chris Christie addressed his critics in the media and spoke out on his pro-life stance and passion for his job during his Q&A at the Conservative Political Action Conference near Washington at the weekend. Watch #RealTIME to hear what he had to say.
After bolting to national prominence on a record of bringing public employee unions to heel and taming runaway pension costs like those that have challenged state governments across the country, Chris Christie hit a very large hurdle recently.
Only three months before New Jersey agreed to accept $250 million in cash from ExxonMobil to settle claims the oil giant sullied public land, Gov. Chris Christie was still signaling a hard line. The governor called the ecological damage...Show More Summary
Only three months before New Jersey agreed to accept $250 million in cash from ExxonMobil to settle claims the oil giant sullied public land, Gov. Chris Christie was still signaling a hard line. The governor called the ecological damage from the firm’s refining operations “staggering and...
With a list of horrible governors across the country, including Sam Brownback (Kan.), Chris Christie (N.J.), Nikki Haley (S.C.), Bobby Jindal (La.), John Kasich (Ohio), Paul LePage (Maine), Rick Snyder (Mich.) and Rick Scott (Fla.), and up-and-comers like Asa Hutchinson (Ark.) and Bruce Rauner (Ill.), it's hard to imagine how Gov. Show More Summary
A lot of anti-Hillary Clinton and pro-life rhetoric from the likes of likely front-runner Scott Walker, as well as Texas U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.
As the governor of New Jersey, Christie told her he has reporters from The New York Times covering him every day and accused journalists of taking sides on issues he has stood up against. "When you do things like I've done in New Jersey,...Show More Summary
Two years ago Chris Christie wasn’t invited to address the Conservative Political Action Conference. The New Jersey governor was considered too moderate and a member of the Republican establishment. This year he addressed the gathering of conservative activists and raised his profile by attacking the establishment candidate. Show More Summary
One of the many ways in which New Jersey Governor and Republican presidential candidick Chris Christie set tongues wagging at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) was to try and obscure his RINO stripes with the tough-guy act that’s wearing thinner than a politician who just had lap band surgery. Moderator Laura Ingraham was quizzing [...]
A question-and-answer session at CPAC turned into a moment of truth for Chris Christie on Thursday. The New Jersey governor sat down with Fox News guest host Laura Ingraham on stage at the conference, and she dug into Christie with much more challenging questions than the softballs Sean Hannity...
As his nascent campaign craters, New Jersey governor lashes out at "elites" and the media
New Jersey governor and 2016 hopeful Chris Christie put on a strong showing in an interview with radio talk-show host Laura Ingraham today at CPAC, entertaining a conservative crowd that may have been wary of Christie’s more moderate...Show More Summary
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie brushed off his widespread characterization as an overly brash “hot head” during an appearance Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference, insisting that his aggressive style is backed by an approach to governance that works for his home state. “Here are some of the words used to describe you: explosive; […]
The Republican governor of New Jersey is scheduled to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference at 1:00pm Thursday
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie can’t get away with cutting workers’ pensions. It’s a stunning rebuke to the governor’s fiscal agenda, which for years has relied primarily on spending cuts rather than tax increases to shore up the state’s bleak finances. It’s also a victory for the labor unions who sued the administration to halt [...]
A long overdue reset for the governor of New Jersey
The governor will announce a $1.3 billion payment into the state's pension system on Tuesday, a number that falls short of the amount mandated by a state judge on Monday. The post Chris Christie To Propose More Steep Cuts To New Jersey’s Imploding Pension System appeared first on ThinkProgress.