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Governor Chris Christie

The State of Our State: Neglected

Assemblyman John Wisniewski | Posted 01.16.2015 | 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 01.16.2015 | 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 01.13.2015 | 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 01.12.2015 | 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 01.12.2015 | 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 01.10.2015 | 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?

Chris Christie Brags About What He's Making For Thanksgiving

AP | JILL COLVIN | Posted 11.26.2014 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has long boasted about his mashed potatoes, which he'll be whipping up Thursday for his family's ...

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 ...

Ebola Is Good

Brian Rooney | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics
Brian Rooney

The Ebola virus is the best thing to happen to American politicians in years. Ebola has done what neither war, climate change, nor economic meltdown have accomplished. It has united our politicians in action because Ebola is bad.

So Now Replacing 100-Year Old Tunnels Is a Liberal Boondoggle?

Edward Wytkind | Posted 12.13.2014 | Politics
Edward Wytkind

When Wall Street bankers are stuck in Weehawken for hours on their way to work because the tunnels are shut down, they're going to wish there had been some good old-fashioned "liberal" spending programs.

Sam Levine

Chris Christie's Appearance At NAACP Event Angers Some Delegates

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Levine | Posted 10.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Some NAACP delegates were furious that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) was invited to speak at the state conference's annual membersh...

Chris Christie's Professed Priorities

Duncan Hosie | Posted 11.29.2014 | Politics
Duncan Hosie

In Christie's world, taxpayers cannot afford $7.5 million for women's reproductive health care. But these same taxpayers are on the hook for the $7 million bill of his Bridgegate defense lawyers, who charge $350 an hour.

Everybody Has an Opinion v.2.0

Michelle Kraus | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

President Barack Obama is a deliberate man, and he will act decisively when the time is right. His words were steel from Europe on the execution of Steven Sotloff: "We will not forget. Our reach is long. Justice will be served." So buckle in for the long ride folks.

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...

This Is What John McCain Looks Like Dancing The 'Robot'

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 08.19.2014 | Comedy

Sen. John McCain attended a fundraiser event in the Hamptons last weekend and partied on stage with host Jamie Foxx. At the Night of Legends bene...

Chris Christie's Image Has Yet To Recover In New Jersey

The Huffington Post | Rachel Lienesch | Posted 08.08.2014 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) continues to struggle with his image in the state months after it was revealed that his aides intentionally created...

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...

The Huffington Post Has A Strange Effect On Chris Christie

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) has a unique way to make sure he Thrives: Try to avoid The Huffington Post. In an interview on CNBC's "Squawk Bo...

Chris Christie Won't Comment On Supreme Court Cases -- But He Blasted One Last Year

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) had plenty of words about the Supreme Court case that limited access to birth control coverage on Tuesday, but none...

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." ...

Amanda Terkel

Chris Christie Falsely Claims Democrats Barred Anti-Abortion Speakers From Conventions

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) introduced himself to a gathering of social conservatives Friday, making his first appearance at the ...

Let NJ Transit's Trains Use PATH Tunnels to NYC

Mark W. Schleisner | Posted 07.14.2014 | New York
Mark W. Schleisner

Ever since NJ Governor Christie cancelled funding for the Trans-Hudson ARC railroad tunnel to NY Penn Station, mass transit pundits seem to be at a lo...

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...

Judge's Light Sentence for Convicted Rapist Sparks Outrage for the Legal Community

Jeanne Zaino | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics
Jeanne Zaino

The line between what is acceptable and what is not as it pertains to shaming in the legal arena is murky at best. In the interest of not just those in the legal profession, but more importantly victims and the accused, it is time we get some clarity on these issues.