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...
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 [...]
It’s been an almost comically bad month for the governor and now, with New Jersey’s economy wheezing, he somehow has to come up with $1.57 billion to complete a pension payment.
The Governor once again today tried to blame workers for the failure of their leaders to live up to the promises made regarding pensions they earned. Instead of going into the weeds on details, the New Jersey State Firefighters Mutual...Show More Summary
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.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) “is returning to the format that helped make him famous,” Bloomberg reports. “The likely Republican presidential candidate is set to host a town hall-style meeting in Moorestown, N.J., on Wednesday, according to his office. [...] The post Christie Plans Town Halls to Boost Approval at Home appeared first on Political Wire.
The Wall Street Journal reports: “For two years, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie crisscrossed the country to help his fellow Republican governors, raising money and campaigning for their election. And yet the nation’s 31 Republican governors, faced with a wealth of choices in the still-forming presidential field, so far aren’t racing to back Mr. Christie in his […]
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 [...]
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