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Chris Christie Bridge Scandal

Fox News Host Admits: Christie Story A 'Scandal'

Huffington Post | Andrew Perez | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

Fox News has devoted less coverage than several of its cable news rivals to the scandal swirling around New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), who has ha...

Jason Linkins

Chris Christie Is Sorry, But Let's Not 'Comeback Kid' Ourselves Just Yet | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Crack-ups and comebacks. There are no two commodities that the political media loves more. Their culture now moves seamlessly between, "What about you...

Christie Hit With Lawsuit Over Bridge Scandal

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Six New Jersey residents have filed a federal lawsuit against Gov. Chris Christie, the state of New Jersey, the Port Authority ...

5 Things Christie Didn't Do at His Press Conference

Stanton Peele | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics
Stanton Peele

As always occurs in scandals like these, Christie was back-filling, accounting for the misbehavior already known to have occurred while offering no new information or insights himself.

Woman Says Mother's Death Was Not Caused By Bridge Controversy

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

The daughter of a woman who died the same day lane closures on the George Washington Bridge caused a massive traffic jam said the gridlock was not to ...

Howard Fineman

Christie Is No Nixon, And That's Not Necessarily A Compliment | Howard Fineman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The meme of the moment is that “Bridgegate” has turned Gov. Chris Christie into the New Jersey equivalent of Richard Nixon. On one ...

GOP Strategist Claims Chris Christie 'Goes Out Of His Way To Be A D*ck To Other Republicans'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

With New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's lengthy apology for a political traffic scheme out in the open, one GOP strategist did not hold back his opinion...

Amanda Terkel

Chris Christie Ally At Heart Of Bridge Scandal Refuses To Testify, Is Held In Contempt | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- David Wildstein, the former Port Authority official at the center of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's (R) bridge scandal, has been held ...

Ex-Christie Appointee Held In Contempt After Refusing To Answer Bridge Scandal Questions

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Lawmakers have accused a former appointee of Gov. Chris Christie of contempt after he refused to ans...

Amanda Terkel

Chris Christie Responds To Bridge Scandal: 'I Am Not A Bully' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) apologized to the residents of his state Thursday, saying he had fired his deputy chief of staff and ...

How the Media Marketed Chris Christie's Straight Shooter Charade

Eric Boehlert | Posted 03.11.2014 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Christie's coverage has been a long-running, and rather extreme, case of personality trumping substance. But now the bridge bombshell casts all of that flattering coverage into question.

N.J. Lane Closures Delayed Emergency Response To 91-Year-Old Woman Who Later Died: Report

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Emergency response teams were reportedly delayed in traffic caused by lane closures on the George Washington Bridge in September, including one vehicl...

Chris Christie Was Leading In Polls By 25 Points During The Bridge Scandal

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

When a top aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) decided to cause "traffic problems" in a town whose mayor declined to endorse the governor, it w...

Amanda Terkel

Chris Christie 'Shocked,' 'Outraged' By Christie Administration | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) denied any involvement in a political payback scheme carried out by some of his top aides on Wednesda...