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Chris Christie Bridge Scandal

The Week to Week News Quiz for 1/10/14

John Zipperer | Posted 03.12.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Who had the worse week, Chris Christie or Dennis Rodman? Take our Week to Week news quiz and see how much you know about the week's ups and downs.

Chris Christie Cover Up?

Roger Stone | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics
Roger Stone

Despite his two-hour long press conference, Christie left a number of troubling questions -- questions that will surely dog him through the early stages of a presidential campaign.

OUCH: New Yorker Cover Rips Christie

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

Yeah, the governor probably won't love this image of him as a little boy blocking all that Jersey traffic....

Jon Stewart Mocks Chris Christie Apology: Tone Gov. Set Is 'F U Sharp'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

"Daily Show" host Jon Stewart mocked New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s "never-ending story" of a press conference on the Bridgegate scanda...

Senator Not Convinced Chris Christie Was Ignorant Of Bridge Scandal

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

The chairman of the Senate transportation committee said Thursday he will hold off on conducting hearings into New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's (R) br...

Why Colbert Will Vote Christie In 2016

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert took to his pulpit last night to defend a man that even his allies are avoiding: Chris "I am not a bully" Christie. After watching ...

Former New Jersey Governor: Christie 'Knew This Was Bulls**t'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Former New Jersey Governor Richard Codey (D), who is also a longtime state senator from the Garden State, called "bulls**t" on current Gov. Chris Chri...

Former George W. Bush Aide Believes Chris Christie 'Could Actually Benefit' From Bridge Scandal

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

In the eyes of one former George W. Bush aide, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) could stand to profit from the George Washington Bridge traffic trou...

If Chris Christie Isn't A Bully, What Is He Doing In This Video?

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) addressed claims that he is "a bully" during a Thursday press conference relating to allegations that several of hi...

Maddow Presents Disturbing New Theory On Christie Bridge Scandal

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow on Thursday presented a new theory why New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) may have wanted to close George Washington Bridge lane...

Fox News Host Admits: Christie Story A 'Scandal'

Huffington Post | Andrew Perez | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

Fox News has devoted less coverage than several of its cable news rivals to the scandal swirling around New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), who has ha...

Jason Linkins

Chris Christie Is Sorry, But Let's Not 'Comeback Kid' Ourselves Just Yet

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Crack-ups and comebacks. There are no two commodities that the political media loves more. Their culture now moves seamlessly between, "What about you...

5 Things Christie Didn't Do at His Press Conference

Stanton Peele | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics
Stanton Peele

As always occurs in scandals like these, Christie was back-filling, accounting for the misbehavior already known to have occurred while offering no new information or insights himself.

Woman Says Mother's Death Was Not Caused By Bridge Controversy

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

The daughter of a woman who died the same day lane closures on the George Washington Bridge caused a massive traffic jam said the gridlock was not to ...

Howard Fineman

Christie Is No Nixon, And That's Not Necessarily A Compliment

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The meme of the moment is that “Bridgegate” has turned Gov. Chris Christie into the New Jersey equivalent of Richard Nixon. On one ...

GOP Strategist Claims Chris Christie 'Goes Out Of His Way To Be A D*ck To Other Republicans'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

With New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's lengthy apology for a political traffic scheme out in the open, one GOP strategist did not hold back his opinion...

Amanda Terkel

Chris Christie Ally At Heart Of Bridge Scandal Refuses To Testify, Is Held In Contempt

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- David Wildstein, the former Port Authority official at the center of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's (R) bridge scandal, has been held ...

Amanda Terkel

Chris Christie Responds To Bridge Scandal: 'I Am Not A Bully'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) apologized to the residents of his state Thursday, saying he had fired his deputy chief of staff and ...

How the Media Marketed Chris Christie's Straight Shooter Charade

Eric Boehlert | Posted 03.11.2014 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Christie's coverage has been a long-running, and rather extreme, case of personality trumping substance. But now the bridge bombshell casts all of that flattering coverage into question.

N.J. Lane Closures Delayed Emergency Response To 91-Year-Old Woman Who Later Died: Report

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Emergency response teams were reportedly delayed in traffic caused by lane closures on the George Washington Bridge in September, including one vehicl...

Chris Christie Was Leading In Polls By 25 Points During The Bridge Scandal

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

When a top aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) decided to cause "traffic problems" in a town whose mayor declined to endorse the governor, it w...

Amanda Terkel

Chris Christie 'Shocked,' 'Outraged' By Christie Administration

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) denied any involvement in a political payback scheme carried out by some of his top aides on Wednesda...