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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.

Why The GOP Needs Chris Christie

Rob Taub | Posted 12.03.2015 | Politics
Rob Taub

I may not always agree with Governor Christie's opinions but I like his political approach, style and the fact that he doesn't waffle on issues. I find him to be a formidable debater.

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...

America's Favorite Reality Show...

Tamara Jacobs | Posted 10.29.2015 | Politics
Tamara Jacobs

It's time for The Bachelor to move over. CNBC made its contribution to the hottest new reality series Wednesday night with The Candidate, better known as The National GOP Debate from Boulder, CO.

The Truth About Governor Christie's Weight

Ocean Robbins | Posted 09.28.2015 | Politics
Ocean Robbins

On September 22, news broke that governor and U.S. presidential candidate Chris Christie had given General Michael Cunniff, the leader of New Jersey's 9,000+ national guardsmen, a weighty ultimatum.

Chris Christie Got Booed Hard Over The Weekend

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.03.2015 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie received a harsh welcome while presenting an award at the Haskell Invitational, a horse race that took place in hi...

Chris Christie Not 'Telling It Like It Is' on Climate Change

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 07.09.2015 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Political observers say that Christie is trying to distinguish himself by telling voters the truth even when it's tough to hear. The trouble is that Christie doesn't seem willing to tell the truth when it comes to climate action, clean energy, and the environment.

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...

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...

Christie for President

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 06.29.2015 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is the latest Republican to announce he is running for president. He joins an already overcrowded field of candidates seeking their party's nomination. But Christie stands out because an overwhelming majority of his own state's registered voters disapproves of his performance in office.

School Is Out for the Political 'Silly Season'

Ronnie Musgrove | Posted 06.11.2015 | Politics
Ronnie Musgrove

Our highest priority in education should be to train and support great teachers. People become teachers because they want to make a difference in children's lives, and I'm living proof they can make all the difference in the world.

Chris Christie's Marijuana Claim Relies On Shaky Science | Dave Levitan | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

The following post first appeared on Chris Christie said that marijuana is a “gateway drug” while arguing for enforcement of...

Janie Velencia

Chris Christie's Ratings Hit A New Low In New Jersey | Janie Velencia | Posted 04.21.2015 | Politics

Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) probably isn't having the 2015 he hoped he would. A poll released Monday finds that Christie's job approval rating has fa...

Maxwell Tani

Activist Chris Christie Told To 'Shut Up' Is Running For State Assembly | Maxwell Tani | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The man whom New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) told to “sit down and shut up” is doing the exact opposite. Jim Keady announced M...

Boy Scout Confronts Chris Christie Over Post-Sandy Rebuilding

The Huffington Post | Jason Cherkis | Posted 03.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) famously declared in tourism ads that the state was "stronger th...

Some Chris Christie Supporters Now Turn Their Backs

New York Times | Posted 02.19.2015 | Politics

He does not return phone calls. He does not ask for support. He arrives late for meetings. And he acts as if he has all the time in the world....

Keystone XL, Cold War 2.0, and the GOP Vision for 2016

Michael T. Klare | Posted 04.14.2015 | Politics
Michael T. Klare

While North American energy integration may appeal to Republicans for the way it would enrich major U.S. oil companies and pipeline firms, its real allure lies in the way they believe it will buttress the more hawkish and militarized foreign policy that so many in the GOP now favor.

Why America Needs to Pay Attention to Chris Christie's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

Yael Bromberg | Posted 04.09.2015 | Politics
Yael Bromberg

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's week started with a bad case of foot-in-mouth during his three-day trip to England, and went downhill from there, reaching new lows for ethics and good, open government -- even for New Jersey.

The State of Our State: Neglected

Assemblyman John Wisniewski | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics
Assemblyman John Wisniewski

After five years at the helm it's time the governor stops blaming others for our problems. It's time he comes home to do the job he was elected to do. If he can't do it here in New Jersey, he certainly can't get it done in Washington.

Governor Christie's 'State of the State' Left Sandy Survivors Out in the Cold

Jim Keady | Posted 03.16.2015 | Politics
Jim Keady

Since the Governor has clearly abandoned our fellow New Jerseyans and our communities - it's time for us to show up again and help. But this time it's not about clearing out basements and tearing down dry wall.

Chris Christie Scolds 'Self-Consumed' Local Reporters

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 01.16.2015 | Media

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie hit back at local New Jersey reporters on Thursday, calling them "self-consumed" individuals who act "like children...

What Social Media Has Taught Me About Distance and Human Behavior

Joe DeProspero | Posted 03.15.2015 | Technology
Joe DeProspero

As I tip-toed into adolescence, I was completely overwhelmed by a suite of products that would later morph into this thing called social media. Be it AOL Instant Messaging, chat rooms, or the almighty email, nobody ever felt far away, no matter their zip code.

Gov. Christie, Protect NJ Pets!

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 03.14.2015 | Green
Matthew Bershadker

If pet stores are legally allowed to use unethical and inhumane breeders and brokers and to keep those sources secret, consumers have no way of making informed decisions when they bring a new pet into their family.

Christie May Reach For Reset Button

Reuters | Posted 03.14.2015 | Politics

By Hilary Russ NEW YORK, Jan. 12 (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, under pressure to decide whether to seek t...

Ebola: How Quickly We Forget

Kwei Quartey | Posted 03.12.2015 | Politics
Kwei Quartey

As we begin a new year, we often discard the less important memories of the preceding year, but some events should never be forgotten. Remember Ebola?