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Former Chris Christie Aide Demands Corrections To Bridgegate Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Perez | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A lawyer for Bill Stepien, a former top political adviser to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), is requesting corrections to a report b...

Amanda Terkel

Chris Christie Ally David Samson Resigns From Port Authority In Wake Of Bridgegate Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) announced Friday that David Samson, the chairman of the Port Authority and a close ally, was resignin...

Five Sure Signs That the 'Christie Report' Is a Defense Document

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics
Stanton Peele

As in all defense documents, the report turned up no evidence of any kind suggesting the slightest wrongdoing on the Governor's part, or even his indifference or negligence in allowing this brouhaha to develop without his being aware of it.

Ashley Alman

Christie Report Finds A Culprit: A Scorned, 'Emotional' Woman

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Alman | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

A report on Thursday distancing New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie from George Washington Bridge lane closures concluded his former deputy chief of staff,...

Christie's Self-Vindication

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Even if federal and state legislative investigators are unable to prove that Christie gave the order for the bridge closures, or had advanced knowledge, he has no chance of becoming the Republican Party's nominee for president in 2016.

Christie: Internal Investigation or Client Advocacy?

Michael D. Celock | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics
Michael D. Celock

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's million dollar internal investigation of Bridgegate has determined that the governor did not know what was going on and did not authorize the lane closures. But the report raises more questions than answers.

Christie Adviser Kept In Loop On Scandal, Emails Reveal

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 05.17.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie's campaign manager was kept informed of complaints over traffic backups near the George Washington Bridge e...

The Dilemma of Parallel Investigations

Michael D. Celock | Posted 05.17.2014 | Politics
Michael D. Celock

These two investigations exist on parallel, yet vastly different planes. While both are seeking information on the same issues, the outcomes both desire are different.

The Bridge Scandal and the Fifth Amendment

Laurent Sacharoff | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics
Laurent Sacharoff

Beyond the immediate politics (and entertainment value), the scandal raises one of the most nettlesome areas of criminal law: when does the Fifth Amendment protect documents?

Key Players Still Won't Cooperate In Christie Bridge Scandal Investigation

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Two key figures in a political payback scandal ensnaring Gov. Chris Christie's administration reiterated Tuesday to New Jersey ...

Christie's Bully Pulpit and the "Lady Mayor"

Andy Ostroy | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

One thing's certain in the latest allegation against New Jersey Gov. Christie Christie: either Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer is blatantly lying through her partisan teeth or the Trenton Bully Brigade has struck again.

Trusting Chris Christie

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Chris Christie could never get elected president because it is simply a bridge too far for him. There was never a way he could outflank conservative Republicans to secure the nomination. They don't trust him, and now it appears he has given most Americans a good reason not to trust him as well.

Stick A Fork In Christie

Andy Ostroy | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Adding fuel to the fire is a new federal investigation announced Monday into allegations that Christie misused Hurricane Sandy relief funds to produce one or more re-election campaign ads. Hear that sound? That's the other shoe dropping.

Bye-Bye Bill Stepien -- Chris Christie's Karl Rove

Stanton Peele | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics
Stanton Peele

It would seem, Christie figures he'll never talk to Bridget Kelly again. But Kelly is not really the political casualty whose demise New Jersey politicos are most intrigued by.

Christie-gate

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Even if there are no further disclosers implicating the governor, and everything he said Thursday holds up -- and that's a big if -- Governor Christie has a long and difficult road ahead of him.

Chris Christie's Pity Party

Roger Witherspoon | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics
Roger Witherspoon

What was most stunning about The Governor's prayerful pity party was that he spent two hours expressing incredulity and remorse because his staff and political henchmen and women lied to him. He was not chagrined that they lied to the people of New Jersey.

Christie Looks To Turn The Corner

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A wounded Chris Christie is working to move beyond the most challenging test of his political career, a traffic scandal that ro...