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Legislative Probe Of Chris Christie Bridge Scandal Slows

AP | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are moving slower than they planned as they investigate the politically engineered traffic jams near the G...

Christie Faces Skepticism From Big Donors

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As Chris Christie fights to recover from scandal, elite Republican business leaders may be close to dismissing him as a serious con...

Andrew Perez

Former Chris Christie Aide Demands Corrections To Bridgegate Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Perez | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A lawyer for Bill Stepien, a former top political adviser to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), is requesting corrections to a report b...

'The Cricket in Times Square': A Manhattan Children's Book Tour

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.07.2014 | Books
Peter Mandel

Maybe it's because the authors lived here, but dozens of classic books for kids are set in the center of New York. Crickets in their pages hang out, not in cornfields, but in Midtown. Mice don't run down country lanes: They sail boats in Central Park.

Police: NY Couple Killed Uncle Before Jumping Off Bridge

AP | Posted 05.01.2014 | Crime

SUFFERN, N.Y. (AP) — A woman and her boyfriend moved in with her uncle, stole from his bank accounts and then suffocated him before jumping to their...

Chris Christie Announces Pick For Port Authority Chair

AP | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has put forth a former state attorney general to be the next chairman of the embattled transit a...

Do American Firms Need an Asian Sense of Honor, With Resignations at the Top?

Judith Samuelson | Posted 06.29.2014 | Business
Judith Samuelson

Last week I participated in a small conference of executives and scholars at NYU on the interplay of law and voluntary initiative in setting the tone ...

Former Christie Aides Don't Have To Comply With Bridgegate Subpoena

AP | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

BY ANGELA DELLI SANTI AND DAVID PORTER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Two former associates of Gov. Chris Christie do not have to ha...

Serving Up a Christie Town Hall: Never Hand-Picked, But Always 'Curated'

Tom Davis | Posted 06.09.2014 | Politics
Tom Davis

You don't get the charisma of Reagan, or the tearful warmth of a visit with Oprah or Ellen. None of that witty, soft stuff ever mattered with Gov. Chris Christie, the working class hero's governor, anyway.

Bridget Kelly's Attorney Rips 'Venomous' Christie Report

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 03.29.2014 | Politics

The lawyer for Bridget Anne Kelly, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's former deputy chief of staff, issued a fierce defense of Kelly in a report on the ...

Chris Christie Holding First News Conference In 2 Months

Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

UPDATE: Christie Announced that David Samson, chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, has resigned. By ANGELA DELLI SANTI, The ...

Christie's Self-Vindication

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Even if federal and state legislative investigators are unable to prove that Christie gave the order for the bridge closures, or had advanced knowledge, he has no chance of becoming the Republican Party's nominee for president in 2016.

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...

Christie Claims Scandal Hasn't Altered 2016 Plans

AP | By ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 05.26.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he has not ruled out running for president in 2016 despite his aides' involvement in a traf...

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 ...

Christie Adviser Kept In Loop On Scandal, Emails Reveal

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 05.17.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie's campaign manager was kept informed of complaints over traffic backups near the George Washington Bridge e...

Christie Jam 911 Tapes Released

AP | KATIE ZEZIMA | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey town has released hours of dispatch tapes from the week in September when a traffic jam engineered by Gov. Chris ...

More Bridgegate Documents Released

AP | By GEOFF MULVIHILL and ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The latest documents released by a New Jersey legislative committee looking into a political payback scandal surrounding Gov. C...

Key Players Still Won't Cooperate In Christie Bridge Scandal Investigation

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Two key figures in a political payback scandal ensnaring Gov. Chris Christie's administration reiterated Tuesday to New Jersey ...

Livingston High

Jonathan Richards | Posted 04.20.2014 | Politics
Jonathan Richards

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Political News, Olympic Style

Allen Schmertzler | Posted 04.20.2014 | Politics
Allen Schmertzler

Many of us have grown weary of the partisan hyperbole and tone of television news reporting. At the risk of dating myself, I can remember a time when CBS Evening News anchor Walter Cronkite was declared the most trusted person in America.

Christie: Scandal Won't Impede Agenda

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

CHICAGO (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday that the bridge scandal facing him is disappointing but not a distraction from his job as...

Some GOP Donors Are Souring On Christie

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

CHICAGO (AP) — Where just months ago Republicans brimmed with pride over Chris Christie's landslide re-election, doubts about his prospects as a pot...

How The Bridgegate Scandal May Hurt Christie

AP | Posted 02.09.2014 | Politics

BY ANGELA DELLI SANTI and GEOFF MULVIHILL, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — This is the year Chris Christie was planning to be more than...

Christie Changes His Story, Again

Alan Singer | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics
Alan Singer

Governor Christie has not been very clear. First, he told the public he learned about the bridge fiasco when we did in the news in October. Then he conceded that he might have heard about the problems from the news while they were happening. But now his story is just that he did not "authorize" the traffic blockage.