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Donald Trump Wasn't the Only Loser at the GOP Debate

John A. Tures | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics
John A. Tures

The absence of Donald Trump was a breath of fresh air, providing all of us with a greater focus on the issues. But the temperamental Trump wasn't the only loser, as some of the GOP candidates stumbled during the Fox News Channel debate.

Gun Rights Activists Have Mixed Feelings On Chris Christie's Flip-Flop On Gun Laws

AP | Marina Fang | Posted 12.25.2015 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie has received mixed reviews among gun rights advocates in a key primary sta...

Chris Christie Vetoes Election Reform Bill In New Jersey

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.09.2015 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) vetoed a package of election reforms passed by the state's Democrat-controlled legislature Monday, arguing the leg...

Watch Chris Christie Get Confronted At The Iowa State Fair

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 08.22.2015 | Politics

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Chris Christie Looks Likely To Veto New Jersey Voting Reforms | Samantha Lachman | Posted 07.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) appears likely to veto a package of election reforms aimed at improving the state's sparse voter turn...

New Jersey Lawmakers Draft Bill To Force Chris Christie To Resign

The Huffington Post | Jacob Kerr | Posted 07.07.2015 | Politics

Already vying with 13 other Republicans for the party's presidential nomination, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) may have to face another challenge...

5 Faith Facts About Chris Christie

Religion News Service | Kimberly Winston | Posted 07.04.2015 | Religion

(RNS) Chris Christie, the Republican governor of New Jersey, announced his candidacy for the presidency Tuesday (June 30) saying, “I am now ready to...

Samantha Lachman

Chris Christie Slashed Education Funding, But He's Announcing His Presidential Bid At A Public School | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.30.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to announce his bid for the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday at the high school whe...

Something Else From Chris Christie's Past May Haunt Presidential Dreams

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 06.25.2015 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) has faced criticism since key members of his staff were implicated in the Bridgegate scandal. The politically motiv...

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 05.31.2015 | 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...