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Disgraced United CEO Jeff Smisek Is the Reason for Income Inequality

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 09.14.2015 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Smisek's failed leadership at United Airlines illustrates exactly how this CEO self-dealing scheme works to the advantage of wealthy executives and shareholders while damaging workers, communities, customers and corporations.

'Devils Bridge,' A Conversation With Linda Fairstein

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.11.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

She's considered America's foremost legal expert on sexual assault and domestic violence. When she turned her talents and impressive background to writing novels, Linda created Prosecutor Alex Cooper, and her team of attorneys and police officers, including Detective Mike Cooper.

Christie and the Cones

Jeff Danziger | Posted 06.12.2016 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Cop Who Urged Reopening GWB Lanes Told To 'Shut Up'

NorthJersey.com | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

On the second day of the George Washington Bridge lane closures last year, a Port Authority police officer stationed at a traffic-clogged intersection...

Andrew Perez

Former Chris Christie Aide Demands Corrections To Bridgegate Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Perez | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A lawyer for Bill Stepien, a former top political adviser to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), is requesting corrections to a report b...

'The Cricket in Times Square': A Manhattan Children's Book Tour

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.07.2014 | Books
Peter Mandel

Maybe it's because the authors lived here, but dozens of classic books for kids are set in the center of New York. Crickets in their pages hang out, not in cornfields, but in Midtown. Mice don't run down country lanes: They sail boats in Central Park.

Do American Firms Need an Asian Sense of Honor, With Resignations at the Top?

Judith Samuelson | Posted 06.29.2014 | Business
Judith Samuelson

Last week I participated in a small conference of executives and scholars at NYU on the interplay of law and voluntary initiative in setting the tone ...

Serving Up a Christie Town Hall: Never Hand-Picked, But Always 'Curated'

Tom Davis | Posted 06.09.2014 | Politics
Tom Davis

You don't get the charisma of Reagan, or the tearful warmth of a visit with Oprah or Ellen. None of that witty, soft stuff ever mattered with Gov. Chris Christie, the working class hero's governor, anyway.

Bridget Kelly's Attorney Rips 'Venomous' Christie Report

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 03.29.2014 | Politics

The lawyer for Bridget Anne Kelly, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's former deputy chief of staff, issued a fierce defense of Kelly in a report on the ...

Chris Christie Holding First News Conference In 2 Months

Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

UPDATE: Christie Announced that David Samson, chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, has resigned. By ANGELA DELLI SANTI, The ...

Christie's Self-Vindication

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Even if federal and state legislative investigators are unable to prove that Christie gave the order for the bridge closures, or had advanced knowledge, he has no chance of becoming the Republican Party's nominee for president in 2016.

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...

Livingston High

Jonathan Richards | Posted 04.20.2014 | Politics
Jonathan Richards

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Political News, Olympic Style

Allen Schmertzler | Posted 04.20.2014 | Politics
Allen Schmertzler

Many of us have grown weary of the partisan hyperbole and tone of television news reporting. At the risk of dating myself, I can remember a time when CBS Evening News anchor Walter Cronkite was declared the most trusted person in America.

Christie Changes His Story, Again

Alan Singer | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics
Alan Singer

Governor Christie has not been very clear. First, he told the public he learned about the bridge fiasco when we did in the news in October. Then he conceded that he might have heard about the problems from the news while they were happening. But now his story is just that he did not "authorize" the traffic blockage.

What Wildstein Fleeing a Sinking S.S. Christie Means for GOP

Ryan Campbell | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics
Ryan Campbell

The scandal has gotten too much press time, and Christie has gone too far out on a limb saying he's innocent to politically survive being proven false.

Report: Chris Christie Attacks N.Y. Times, David Wildstein

Politico | Posted 02.01.2014 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), after a low-key initial response to Friday’s explosive allegations about his bridge-closing involvement, mounted...

Rudy Giuliani: 'Fifty-Fifty' Chance Chris Christie Knew About George Washington Bridge Scandal

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

A few weeks after publicly defending New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's role in the George Washington Bridge scandal, former New York City Mayor Rudy Gi...

Bridgegate: Patronage Run Amok

Martin Tolchin | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics
Martin Tolchin

As the governor surely has learned, patronage is a two-edged sword: Its misuse can imperil a political career.

Jon Ward

Hillary Clinton's Comment She Hasn't Driven Since '96 Is Out Of Tune With Populist Mood

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rising inequality, a sense of the system being rigged in favor of the powerful: Those themes have been building for years, among conserv...

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 ...

Christie's Bully Pulpit and the "Lady Mayor"

Andy Ostroy | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

One thing's certain in the latest allegation against New Jersey Gov. Christie Christie: either Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer is blatantly lying through her partisan teeth or the Trenton Bully Brigade has struck again.

Bridgegate -- and the Right to Travel

Frank Askin | Posted 03.23.2014 | Politics
Frank Askin

David Wildstein and Company may not have been aware of it, but there is actually a Federal statute that makes it a crime to deliberately interfere with the right to travel across the George Washington Bridge.

Christie's to Blame Even If He Didn't Know

Sandy Goodman | Posted 03.23.2014 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

Whether or not he knew or was personally involved in the bridge scandal, any Christie presidential hopes should already be down the drain.

Scandal? Or Normal?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Maybe the real scandal is what's not considered scandalous!...