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Christie's Scandal Defense Exposed

Salon | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

In a development that plays right into Chris Christie’s hands, the New Jersey legislative panel that tracked the George Washington Bridge scandal in...

N.J. Lawmaker May Subpoena Christie Bridgegate Documents

Reuters | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

By Dave Warner TRENTON, N.J., April 8 (Reuters) - A top New Jersey legislator vowed on Tuesday to subpoena Governor Chris Christie's ...

Crossing Chris Christie: What The Bridge Scandal Says About Christie's Future

The New Yorker | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

On April 1st, Chris Christie, the beleaguered Republican governor of New Jersey, attended a celebrity roast, in Newark, to celebrate the ninetieth bir...

Amanda Terkel

Chris Christie Ally David Samson Resigns From Port Authority In Wake Of Bridgegate Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) announced Friday that David Samson, the chairman of the Port Authority and a close ally, was resignin...

Chris Christie's Lawyer To Issue Traffic Scandal Report

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The lawyer hired by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to review a traffic-blocking scandal that has engulfed Christie's administra...

Chris Christie: Weight-Loss Surgery 'Life-Changing'

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says undergoing gastric bypass surgery more than a year ago was a "life-changing decision." App...

Lawyers For 2 Ex-Christie Aides Call For Immunity

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

Lawyers for two former underlings of Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said in separate court filings Friday that a legislative committee shou...

Chris Christie's Critics Are Becoming More Vocal, Visible

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 03.22.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Critics of Republican Gov. Chris Christie are becoming more vocal — and more visible. Opponents are showing up at his public...

Christie Speaks Out About Bridge Scandal At Town Hall

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

FLEMINGTON, N.J. (AP) — Asked for the first time at a town hall meeting about the political payback scandal that's ensnared his administration, New ...

Calling All Lawyers: Did Verizon New Jersey Commit Fiber Optic Fraud?

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 03.19.2014 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

Fact: By 2010, 100% of the state-based Public Switched Telephone Network, controlled by Verizon New Jersey should have been upgraded with a fiber opti...

Ex-Chris Christie Aides Resist Judge's Subpoena

Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics

By ANGELA DELLI SANTI, The Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Lawyers for two key figures in a political payback plot ensnaring New Jersey Gov...

Chris Christie Finds Friendly Crowd Amid Controversy

Reuters | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

By Edith Honan STIRLING, N.J., Feb 26 (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who has endured months of political fire for a t...

Chris Christie's Approval Rating Continues To Fall In New Jersey

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

Gov. Chris Christie's (R) approval ratings are continuing to fall among New Jerseyans, dropping 9 points since the Bridgegate scandal, according to a ...

Trivial Political Pursuits

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

As New Jersey already has, Texas will end up getting exactly the kind of a governor it deserves.

Gov. Christie's Tax Cuts Are the Wrong Prescription for NJ's Economy

Gordon MacInnes | Posted 04.07.2014 | New York
Gordon MacInnes

Corporate tax cuts and subsidies have been Gov. Christie's only efforts to spur job creation and economic recovery for the past four years, but where has this gotten us? Not very far.

Chris Christie Staffer Resigns Amid Probe

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A member of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's administration who has been subpoenaed in an alleged po...

New Committee Probing Christie

Reuters | Posted 03.29.2014 | Politics

By Noreen O'Donnell Jan 27 (Reuters) - New Jersey state legislators voted on Monday to merge parallel investigations into the George ...

Amanda Terkel

U.S. Attorney Subpoenas Chris Christie Campaign Documents

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Attorney’s office in New Jersey has subpoenaed documents from the reelection campaign of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) a...

FBI Digging Into Claims Chris Christie Threatened To Withhold Sandy Relief: Report

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

The FBI has started questioning witnesses about whether New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's (R) administration threatened to withhold Hurricane Sandy rel...

Chris Christie Is The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Felice Shapiro | Posted 03.24.2014 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

Christie is the gift that keeps on giving. Grab some popcorn and settle in, because this is going to be quite a ride -- ironically, thanks to Christie, traffic is flowing nicely along the media's airwaves and at our dinner tables.

Christie Ready To 'Play Outside The Red And Blue Boxes'

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI and GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie, who starts a second term with multiple investigations into his administration's tactics underway, will acc...

Senator: 'Zero Evidence' Christie Bridge Closings Were Part Of 'Legitimate Traffic Study'

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. senator looking into the closures of lanes leading up to a major New Jersey bridge says he has received "zero evidence" tha...

What Will Be Governor Christie's Fate?

Jim Treacy | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics
Jim Treacy

Many wonder if Christie's presidential aspirations are in peril. Others, a step further down the road, question if he can even survive as governor. Me? I'm looking a bit further into the abyss, wondering if he will be able to duck an indictment if and when they start flying (and they look like they eventually could).

Christie To Give Big Speech Amid Scandal

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will propose extending the public school calendar and lengthening the school day in a speech he ...

Bridgegate Collateral Damage: The People

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

While the investigation continues, subpoenas get issued and details hashed out, one thing has become abundantly clear: the residents of Fort Lee and the people of New Jersey were treated as some sort of an afterthought.