The appearance of a number of GOP governors at CPAC– Louisiana’s Bobby Jindal, New Jersey’s Chris Christie and Texas’s Rick Perry – is a reminder that while governors often make the best presidents — and in 2016 can bring needed gravitas and competence to the presidential race – there are also pitfalls for those seeking national […]
On Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, host David Gregory wondered if New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's 2016 presidential chances were "done" following the bridgegate scandal. In response, National Journal's Ron Fournier cited Christie's...Show More Summary
With New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in Georgia Friday fundraising for Governor Nathan Deal, the Democratic Governors Association released a web video mocking both Republicans for their recent traffic troubles. The video highlights...Show More Summary
Rachel Canning is suing her estranged parents to force them to pay her college tuition, and the man funding her lawsuit is a high-powered millionaire lawyer with close ties to New Jersey’s embattled governor Chris Christie. According to a news report published Wednesday, that lawyer and his family not only introduced the underage Rachel Canning... Show More Summary
New Jersey governor Chris Christie got a great reception at CPAC 2014, which is quite a comeback, considering he wasn't invited last time. This might be partially due to a circling of conservative wagons, as Christie is widely seen as victim of a huge media double standard. Show More Summary
In the wake of Chris Christie's big CPAC speech, George Will argued that MSNBC's constant hammering away at the New Jersey governor over BridgeGate endeared him to conservatives.
NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie urged conservative activists on Thursday to talk about what they are for, not just what they are against, and said Republicans need to focus on winning elections in addition to pr...
Last year Gov. Chris Christie wasn’t invited to CPAC. This year he addressed the American Conservative Union’s annual meeting on its opening day. The New Jersey governor didn’t say anything that will keep him from getting invited back. Show More Summary
Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie did not directly reference the "Bridgegate" scandal swirling around his administration when he spoke at the Conservative Political Action conference in National Harbor, Md. Thursday. However, Christie did have some harsh words for the media in his speech. Show More Summary
New Jersey’s embattled governor got a standing ovation at the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, MD. Christie’s remarks were highly anticipated, not only because of the lingering scandal but also because CPAC brass dinged him last year by leaving him off of the guest list. Today, the governor was greeted with murmurs and […]
Appearing at the CPAC conference today, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie restated his pro-life views and said that Republicans should not apologize for having a pro-life position on abortion because they are more tolerant than Democrats. “Twice, for the first time since Roe, New Jersey has elected a pro-life governor,” Christie said, referring to himself […]
During his address to the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie argued that Republicans can't just be against things, they also need to be for things. "Our ideas are better than their ideas, and that's what we have to stand up for," he said to applause from the crowd.
Good morning. It's Thursday, March 6, and Chris Christie is still toast (for President; he still gets to be Governor). From NJ.com: A new poll shows that while Gov. Chris Christie's overall job rating among New Jersey voters has stabilized,...Show More Summary
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will make his closely watched return to CPAC, a year after being snubbed amid Republican frustration over the governor’s praise for President Obama’s handling of Hurricane Sandy.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, whose popularity with voters in his home states has already taken a hit over a traffic jam scandal, has also lost some of the goodwill he earned for his response to Superstorm Sandy in 2012, acco...
David Samson, one of Governor Chris Christie's most powerful and trusted allies, is under increasing pressure to resign as Chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. In the aftermath of the scandal surrounding the illegal...Show More Summary
An attorney for Governor Chris Christie's former campaign manager Bill Stepien revealed just how intense the federal investigation into "Bridgegate" is getting in a brief sent to the special counsel for the New Jersey Legislature's committee probing the scandal on Monday. Show More Summary
(CNN) – Court papers show the FBI has contacted Chris Christie's former campaign manager as part of a federal probe of a traffic scandal that has upended the New Jersey governor's administration. Bill Stepien, in arguing why he cannot comply with a subpoena issued by a state legislative committee also investigating the scandal, said federal […]
This is a topic I’ve been obsessed about in recent days. From San Jose to Detroit, Illinois to Rhode Island, cities and states are struggling with the issue. In New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie is proposing a new $34.4 billion budget...Show More Summary
I am guessing New Jersey Governor Chris Christie must be thinking, “Where is Rose Mary Woods when I could really use her?” Newly released 911 and police radio tapes reveal that on the first morning of the controversial George Washington Bridge lane closures last year, officers and emergency responders in Fort Lee were grappling with […]