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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 04.09.2014 | 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 03.27.2014 | 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 03.26.2014 | 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 03.18.2014 | 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 02.28.2014 | 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 02.27.2014 | 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 02.18.2014 | Politics
Jonathan Richards

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Political News, Olympic Style

Allen Schmertzler | Posted 02.18.2014 | 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.

What Wildstein Fleeing a Sinking S.S. Christie Means for GOP

Ryan Campbell | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics
Ryan Campbell

The scandal has gotten too much press time, and Christie has gone too far out on a limb saying he's innocent to politically survive being proven false.

Christie Bridge Scandal Thickens

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI and GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie's re-election campaign is asking permission to exceed New Jersey's election spending cap to pay lawyers han...

Report: Chris Christie Attacks N.Y. Times, David Wildstein

Politico | Posted 02.01.2014 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), after a low-key initial response to Friday’s explosive allegations about his bridge-closing involvement, mounted...

Rudy Giuliani: 'Fifty-Fifty' Chance Chris Christie Knew About George Washington Bridge Scandal

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

A few weeks after publicly defending New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's role in the George Washington Bridge scandal, former New York City Mayor Rudy Gi...

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.

Jon Ward

Hillary Clinton's Comment She Hasn't Driven Since '96 Is Out Of Tune With Populist Mood

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rising inequality, a sense of the system being rigged in favor of the powerful: Those themes have been building for years, among conserv...

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 ...