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Chris Christie Says He No Longer Supports Common Core In New Jersey

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.28.2015 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) said Thursday he wants his state to dump the Common Core State Standards, nearly five years after its board of educ...

Chris Christie Spent $82,000 In Taxpayer Money On Concessions At NFL Games

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.11.2015 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) spent more than $82,000 in taxpayer money on concessions at NFL games -- a sum that Republicans later reimbursed to...

Teacher Tells Chris Christie He Isn't A Good Example For Her Students

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics

A kindergarten teacher doesn't think New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) is doing a very good job of teaching by example. At a town hall Monday, Che...

New Jersey Lottery Falls Short Of Targets After Christie Privatization

AP | JEFF HORWITZ | Posted 04.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- When Chris Christie privatized the management of New Jersey's lottery two years ago, he said its new overseers would "modernize and...

Chris Christie's Tax Breaks Reward Political Insiders

AP | JEFF HORWITZ and GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Under Republican Gov. Chris Christie, New Jersey has authorized more than $2 billion in economic development tax breaks since 20...

Chris Christie Neglects New Jersey Woes While Hinting At 2016 Presidential Run

Reuters | Posted 03.15.2015 | Politics

(Adds explanation of jobs, pensions remarks) By Daniel Kelley and Hilary Russ TRENTON, N.J./NEW YORK, Jan 13 (Reuters) -...

Christie Vetoes Pig Bill With Iowa And 2016 On The Horizon

AP | JILL COLVIN | Posted 01.28.2015 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a politically charged bill that would have banned the use of certain pig cages in his ...

Supporters Wonder Whether Chris Christie's Tough Talk Will Help Him In 2016

AP | JILL COLVIN | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's brash, say-it-like-it-is persona has made him a political celebrity. But as he relinquishes ...

Chris Christie Hits New Lows In Latest Poll

Reuters | Posted 12.14.2014 | Politics

(Adds comments by Christie about Senate) By Megan Davies NEW YORK, Oct 14 (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christi...

New Jersey's Credit Rating Has Been Cut 8 Times Since Chris Christie Took Office

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics

Standard & Poor's became the latest agency to downgrade New Jersey's credit rating on Wednesday, the state's eighth such downgrade since Gov. Chris Ch...

Chris Christie: 'We Have Work To Do'

Reuters | Posted 11.08.2014 | Politics

By Daniel Kelley ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Sept 8 (Reuters) - Governor Chris Christie pushed past a sea of angry protesters on Monday to me...

Things Largely Back To Normal For Chris Christie A Year After Lanes Closed

AP | JILL COLVIN | Posted 09.07.2014 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie appears to have largely moved past the lane-closing scandal that rocked his administration and th...

Chris Christie Tells Area Woman Who's The Boss, Gets Defensive About Use Of Springsteen Music

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics

While responding to a constituent's questions about his use of Bruce Springsteen's music, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) seems to have taken the w...

Legislative Probe Of Chris Christie Bridge Scandal Slows

AP | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are moving slower than they planned as they investigate the politically engineered traffic jams near the G...

Why Chris Christie's Focus On Key Issue Is Both Personal And Political

AP | JILL COLVIN | Posted 06.28.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — On no one's early list of issues likely to headline the 2016 Republican presidential primaries is the nation's "war on drugs." ...

New Jersey Democrats Pitch Counterstrike To Christie Plan

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2014 | Politics

By Hilary Russ NEW YORK, June 18 (Reuters) - Leaders of New Jersey's Democrat-run Senate on Wednesday proposed hiking taxes on the we...

Christie Reviving 2016 Prospects As He Tours Country

AP | STEVE PEOPLES and ERIK SCHELZIG | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chris Christie is plunging into what amounts to a cross-country revival tour, looking to recover from a clumsy political sca...

Bridgegate Isn't Chris Christie's Only Political Problem

AP | STEVE PEOPLES and ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — A defiant Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday shrugged off a mounting budget crisis and blamed Democrats for economic problems in New J...

Christie's Latest Obstacle Could Undercut Comeback Attempt

Politico | MAGGIE HABERMAN and MJ LEE | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

Here’s how drastically Chris Christie’s political fortunes have turned: Bridgegate might not be his biggest problem. Just as the New Jersey gov...

Christie Named Father Of The Year

AP | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been named a Father of the Year by the National Father's Day/Mother's Day Council. The Re...

Christie's Scandal Defense Exposed

Salon | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

In a development that plays right into Chris Christie’s hands, the New Jersey legislative panel that tracked the George Washington Bridge scandal in...

N.J. Lawmaker May Subpoena Christie Bridgegate Documents

Reuters | Posted 06.08.2014 | Politics

By Dave Warner TRENTON, N.J., April 8 (Reuters) - A top New Jersey legislator vowed on Tuesday to subpoena Governor Chris Christie's ...

Crossing Chris Christie: What The Bridge Scandal Says About Christie's Future

The New Yorker | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

On April 1st, Chris Christie, the beleaguered Republican governor of New Jersey, attended a celebrity roast, in Newark, to celebrate the ninetieth bir...

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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...

Chris Christie's Lawyer To Issue Traffic Scandal Report

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The lawyer hired by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to review a traffic-blocking scandal that has engulfed Christie's administra...