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Rand Paul: Controversial Claims Against Chris Christie 'Unsettling'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) called controversial claims about New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) over lane closures on the George Washington Bridge "unsett...

Christie, Cuomo and the Fight About Bridgegate

Richard Brodsky | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

For anyone with an interest in politics or government, the unfolding saga of Bridgegate is mesmerizing. What has escaped any real analysis is the question of what the New York-New Jersey Port Authority actually does and how it affects real people every day.

She's Stupid, and She's a Liar

George Mitrovich | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics
George Mitrovich

Yes, if Ms. Kelly did indeed, as appears, call for lane closures on the George Washington, she should have been gone from the governor's staff and held accountable, but by the option of resignation, not humiliation.

Jon Ward

Chris Christie's Loss Could Be Jeb Bush's Gain | Jon Ward | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The travails of Chris Christie have predictably led to a round of speculation over who benefits most from the New Jersey governor's traf...

Christie Insists 'Unequivocally' He Had No Prior Knowledge Of Lane Closures

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie insists "unequivocally" that he had no prior knowledge of politically motivated lane closures on the George Washington ...

Christie Bridge Scandal Thickens

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI and GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie's re-election campaign is asking permission to exceed New Jersey's election spending cap to pay lawyers han...

Top Democrat Throws Cold Water On Shock Christie Claim

Reuters | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics

* Assemblyman says evidence on Christie not in documents * Assemblyman says phrase that "evidence exists" is unclear * C...

New Jersey Investigator: 'We Don't Have Any Proof' Against Christie Yet

The Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 02.02.2014 | Politics

The New Jersey Democrat leading an investigation into the Bridgegate scandal plaguing Gov. Chris Christie (R) said Sunday that he doesn't know of any ...

Andrew Perez

For Firm At Heart Of Christie Controversy, Governor Has Been A Constant Ally | Andrew Perez | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

UPDATE: 3/28 -- Gov. Chris Christie (R) announced Friday that Port Authority Chairman David Samson had resigned, the same day Christie held a press co...

What To Say About Your Political Opponent, Courtesy Of Sen. Ted Cruz

The Huffington Post | Eugene Mulero | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

Among reporters who cover the Capitol, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has earned a reputation as one of the most disciplined, on-message politicians in recen...

Eugene Mulero

New Jersey Tea Party Turns Bridgegate Into A Recruiting Tool | Eugene Mulero | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Weeks after the Bridgegate scandal gained national attention, tea party groups scattered around New Jersey say the controversy is helpin...

New Committee Probing Christie

Reuters | Posted 03.29.2014 | Politics

By Noreen O'Donnell Jan 27 (Reuters) - New Jersey state legislators voted on Monday to merge parallel investigations into the George ...

Class-Action Lawsuit Brought Against Chris Christie for Second-Hand Bullying

Spencer Green | Posted 03.25.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

78-year-old Trudy Rosenlawn, the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit, spoke to reporters this morning while visibly shaking and clutching a hand-woven shawl with her thin, aged hands.

Witnesses Confirm Mayor's Claims Against Christie: Report

New York Times | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Federal authorities in New Jersey have interviewed several witnesses who said the mayor of Hoboken told them in May about a state official’s threat ...

7 Bridges Chris Christie's Team Should Have Shut Down Instead

Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's (R) deputy chief of staff worked with Port Authority officials in September to purposefully close access lanes leadin...

Cuccinelli: Christie Should Step Down From RGA Post

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

During a Tuesday appearance on CNN's "Crossfire," former Virginia attorney general and gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli (R) said New Jersey Gov....

Amanda Terkel

Christie Avoids 'Bridgegate' In Inaugural Address | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) was sworn in for his second term Tuesday, amid what has become the biggest controversy of his politic...

Chris Christie: The End Game

Robert Kuttner | Posted 01.20.2014 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

Based on Christie's entire prior pattern of conduct, if we assume that he either instigated the lane closures himself or was kept fully informed of the scheme, then Christie doubled down with an even bigger risk when he solemnly denied knowledge or involvement. If he knew all along, Christie compounded a major blunder with an outright lie. It's a high-stakes game. But if Christie went to great pains to keep his fingerprints off the entire affair, why do we think that his cover story won't stick?

Most Voters Skeptical Of Chris Christie's Bridgegate Claims, Poll Finds

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Most individuals who are aware of the scandal surrounding New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) and the closure of access lanes to the George Washington ...

Jimmy Fallon Gave Chris Christie A Heads Up About Springsteen Bit

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

Chris Christie sort of got the Scott Tenorman treatment last week thanks to Jimmy Fallon and Bruce Springsteen. While "South Park's" Tenorman suffered...

N.J. Lieutenant Governor Denies Holding Sandy Funds Hostage

Reuters | Posted 03.22.2014 | Politics

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK, Jan 20 (Reuters) - New Jersey's lieutenant governor on Monday denied a claim by the mayor of Hoboken that...

The Ultimate Insult: Listening In on the NSA

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 03.22.2014 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

This post-9/11 moment of surveillance is one of those game-changers and the National Security Agency (NSA) has been the deal-breaker and rule-maker. The new rules it brought into existence are simple enough: You -- whoever you are and wherever you live on Planet Earth -- are a potential target. Get used to it.

New Jersey Mayor Meets With Feds Over Claim Against Christie

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Democratic mayor of a town severely flooded by Superstorm Sandy said Sunday that she was told an ultimatum tying recovery f...

Committee To Investigate New Allegations Against Christie

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

BY ANGELA DELLI SANTI, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey Democrat leading the investigation into traffic jams orchestrated b...

Mayor Stands By Shocking Claims Against Christie

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Democratic mayor of a New Jersey town flooded during Superstorm Sandy says she was told an ultimatum tying storm recovery a...