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Chris Christie Scandal

The Chris Christie Scandal Just Got Worse

New Republic | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

When there is still snow on the ground past St. Patrick’s Day, thoughts turn longingly to the beach. Say, the Jersey Shore. Which in turn brings to ...

Christina Wilkie

Christie's Mansion Fund Collected Millions From Political Favor Seekers | Christina Wilkie | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In January 2010, as newly elected New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) took office, there was a major change at the top of the Drumthwacke...

Jon Ward

Will Chris Christie Face The Washington Press Corps? | Jon Ward | Posted 02.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The political calendar has New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) on a crash course with the Washington press corps a week from Monday, but ...

Jersey Politics

Jeff Danziger | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


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...

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...

Christie Allies Accused Of Pressuring Hoboken Mayor

The New York Times | PATRICK McGEEHAN and CHARLES V BAGLI | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

Last May 8, a severe rainstorm left the streets of this city flooded once again, causing the mayor, Dawn Zimmer, to recall the inundation from Hurrica...

Bridgegate and Conservatism

Robert Slayton | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics
Robert Slayton

The GOP's response to Bridgegate explains a lot about conservatism today, and how it has evolved since Ronald Reagan's era.

Insiders Reveal Christie Was Intimately Involved In Running Of His Office

The New York Times | KATE ZERNIKE and DAVID W. CHEN | Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

A close look at Christie's operation and how intimately he was involved in it, described in interviews with dozens of people — Republican and Democr...

Stewart Goes After GOP Governors

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

Two Republican governors continue to see major scandals surround their leadership, and Jon Stewart took on Bob McDonnell and Chris Christie and their,...

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 ...

Christie Faces Huge Drop Since Gigantic Victory

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

By Edith Honan NEW YORK, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Support for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, which soared over his handling of Supersto...

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...

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 ...

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...

Mayor Claims Christie Camp Held Hurricane Sandy Money Hostage

Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer charged on MSNBC's "Up With Steve Kornacki" show Saturday morning that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie held Hurricane San...

SHOCK REPORT: Christie Camp Allegedly Held Sandy Relief Money Hostage

MSNBC | Steve Kornacki | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Two senior members of Gov. Chris Christie’s administration warned a New Jersey mayor earlier this year that her town would be starved of hurricane r...

Chris Christie's Problems Are Not Going Away

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Christie's government acted in a way that suggested that politics are more important than governance. Most politicians do that, but few do it so baldly, and so unequivocally, as Christie did. It is true that Christie himself may not have personally called for partially shutting down several lanes of traffic, but that is no longer relevant.

Christie Administration Hires Some Help For Internal Bridge Scandal Review

Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

By ANGELA DELLI SANTI and GEOFF MULVIHILL, The Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie said Thursday he has hired a legal team ...

Eugene Mulero

'Where's The Moral Outrage' Over America's Daily Bridge Disaster, Experts Ask | Eugene Mulero | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Bridgegate has been a nightmare for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), but it could have one upside for the rest of America: The scanda...

The Trolley Problem Reconsidered

Jerry Adler | Posted 03.13.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Adler

The trolley's speeding, clackety-click The motorman's asleep. The rails are icy, wet and slick The downhill grade is steep. It's heading for a grisly...

Lawmaker Leading Christie Probe Says Scandal Is 'Impeachable Offense' If He Knew

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Two days after New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) claimed he had no knowledge of a political scheme conducted by his aides to cause traffic jams, the ...