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Governor Chris Christie

The Stormy Election

Susan Berger | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Susan Berger

'Twas the week before the election, and all through the land / Things were not going exactly as planned / A storm more daunting than any we have ever seen / Suddenly made the political accusations toned down and less mean.

November Surprises? A Top Ten List

Terry Connelly | Posted 01.04.2013 | Politics
Terry Connelly

In the wake (in many senses of the word) of the aptly-named Sandy, an "October surprise" that actually proved that the Weather Bureau could sometimes be very right, let's see if we can forecast a few more tricks and treats to come in our new month.

Hurricane Sandy, You Got My Home, but Not My Identity

Adam Levin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Money
Adam Levin

Like millions of Americans, I was hammered by Hurricane Sandy. The home that I own on the New Jersey shore was obliterated by the storm. It is nothing but a pile of rubble. Gone. While I have 30 years of memories, there is nothing left but the memories. It is incredibly painful.

Down & Out in Darkest, Just-Post-"Sandy" New Jersey

Elizabeth Boleman-Herring | Posted 11.02.2012 | Impact
Elizabeth Boleman-Herring

I knew it was going to be bad from the moment I heard Brian Williams tell me so early last week. I believed him, but most of my nearest and dearest hereabouts did not. How could they, really?

Hurricane Sandy and Republican Ideology

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Unwillingness to criticize the federal government for taking on these tasks might be read as sensitivity at a difficult time, but it also demonstrates that Republican ideas about drastically reducing government are so extreme that they themselves don't take them seriously.

Share Your Jersey Shore Memories

Posted 10.31.2012 | Fifty

President Obama and Gov. Chris Christie toured the destruction caused by superstorm Sandy by helicopter today, taking in the overwhelming devastation ...

Christie Doesn't 'Give A Damn About Presidential Politics' Now

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) told "Fox & Friends" Tuesday morning that he "could care less" about the presidential campaign in the wake of Hurri...

John Celock

Christie On Obama: 'I Appreciate That Type Of Leadership' | John Celock | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) continued his praise of President Barack Obama's work responding to Hurricane Sandy, using a press briefing Monday ...

Christie Faring Well For Possible Second Round

Reuters | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics

By Edith Honan NEW YORK, Oct 17 (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie enjoys a 56 percent approval rating and is positioned ...

John Celock

Christie Foe Gets A Big Helping Hand | John Celock | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics

Marie Corfield, a Democratic candidate for the New Jersey Assembly who rocketed to fame on the back of a YouTube video of her clashing with Gov. Chri...

Chris Christie Does It Again

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) got into a verbal confrontation with a local television news reporter Monday during questions about the governor's ...

John Celock

GOP Slam Christie Criticism As 'Absurd' | John Celock | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics

WESTFIELD, N.J. -- Days after Democrats criticized New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's out-of-state travel to support Republican candidates, the state's ...

Christie's Support For 'Radical Right-Wing Zealot'' Called 'Unacceptable'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

New Jersey Democrats are calling on Gov. Chris Christie (R) to cancel an appearance Thursday at a fundraiser for Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), who they ar...

Has Chris Christie Turned a Corner on Higher Education?

Gordon MacInnes | Posted 11.14.2012 | College
Gordon MacInnes

New Jersey lost a step when it stopped investing in public-private partnerships and modernizing facilities at its public colleges and universities to deal with rapidly expanding enrollments.

New Poll Rains On Christie's Parade

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

By Edith Honan NEW YORK, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Chris Christie, the hard-charging, high-profile governor of New Jersey, has been touted a...

What's Weight Got to Do With It?

Jamison Doran | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
Jamison Doran

I hate to see the state of our discourse stooping to this level. What Chris Christie or any other politician on either side of the aisle has to say on the direction of our country is what we should be talking about. Their weight or clothing or hairstyle is not.

The Chris Christie Tour

Tom Falco | Posted 10.28.2012 | Comedy
Tom Falco

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Christie in Keynote Can Seize the Moment to Set a New Course for GOP -- and Country

Steven Kurlander | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

Traditionally, a keynote speech at a political convention is a message that outlines a vision of its presidential candidate and sets the tone for the party's agenda during an election year. But in 2012, Christie can, and should, do more.

Dirty Little Secrets of Chris Christie: Not Too White, Not Too Stupid

Peter J. Woolley | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics
Peter J. Woolley

Before 2009, no candidate for governor had wanted to challenge the well-organized and wealthy teachers' union, the NJEA, and all had gone meekly before the union leadership seeking its endorsement -- until Chris Christie who, knowing he would never get it, announced loudly that he didn't want it.

John Celock

Christie Told To Speak 'Boldly' And Behave Like Scott Walker | John Celock | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's 2009 GOP primary opponent is urging him to speak more "boldly" and engage in budget cuts with the vigor of Republican...

Educating for Democracy: Tenure Isn't the Problem, Poverty Is

Joel Shatzky | Posted 09.09.2012 | Education
Joel Shatzky

Without the minimal protection of tenure, the teaching profession will become even more unattractive to the very cohort of bright, young students that are so desperately needed in the future to educate our children.

Alex Becker

Gov. Christie: War On Drugs 'A Failure' | Alex Becker | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) has become the latest leader to condemn the now 40-year-old war on drugs. "The war on drugs, while...

Christie Foe Wins Big

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.07.2012 | Politics

An art teacher who rocketed to YouTube stardom after she questioned New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) during a 2010 town hall meeting won a Democrati...

John Celock

New Book Reveals Christie's Tumultuous Background | John Celock | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's work as U.S. attorney might have made him a frontrunner for his current job, but he almost lost his prosecutorial pos...

Cory Booker For President 2016: Once You Go Black...

Bill Santiago | Posted 07.21.2012 | Latino Voices
Bill Santiago

Before it got swapped last minute with an item about Howard Stern's new gig on America's Got Talent, I was going to kick off my weekly quips with Randi Kaye on CNN this last Saturday by riffing about that viral video starring Jersey Governor Christie and Newark Mayor Cory Booker.