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New Jersey Chris Christie

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.

Parsing Chris Christie

Rob Reinalda | Posted 03.11.2014 | Media
Rob Reinalda

As a professional writer/editor and a veteran actor, I'd like to offer what I feel might be more accurate interpretations -- based on their syntax -- of what Chris Christie's two sentences actually meant, instead of simply buying into their verbal cloaks.

Amanda Terkel

Emails Show Chris Christie's Top Aide Linked To Traffic Jam Payback Against Democratic Mayor

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's (R) deputy chief of staff was directly involved in a mean-spirited effort to create "traffic problems" ...

Christie Set To Dominate

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By ANGELA DELLI SANTI, The Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. -- TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A lopsided race for governor in New Jersey neared a decision Tue...

Christie Tells Hypothetical Gay Children They Can't Get Married

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

When asked during Tuesday's New Jersey gubernatorial debate how he would react if one of his children came out as gay, Gov. Chris Christie (R) said he...

State Judge Reaffirms Call For Gay Marriage In New Jersey

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey judge has reaffirmed her call for the state to start issuing same-sex marriage licenses on O...

Christie Makes Big Move For Second Term

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 01.26.2013 | Politics

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. — His popularity surging because of his handling of Superstorm Sandy, Gov. Chris Christie announced Monday that he will seek re...

Despite Christie Difficulty, 'The System Can Be Gamed Pretty Easily'

NJ.com | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

Valerie Vainieri Huttle isn’t a household name. In fact, the biggest headline she has made was for being called a "jerk" by Gov. Chris Christie l...

Chris Christie Took Helicopter Flights To Shore House, Records Show

Courier-Post | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics

State Police Aviation Unit records obtained late last week via a Courier-Post Open Public Records Act request show Christie actually flew on state hel...

New Jersey Anti-Union Bill Approved

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday signed landmark legislation that increases pension and health contributions paid by a ...