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Samantha Lachman

Chris Christie Slashed Education Funding, But He's Announcing His Presidential Bid At A Public School

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

FactCheck.org | Dave Levitan | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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?

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...