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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...

Scott Walker, the Pride(?) of Wisconsin

Rick Horowitz | Posted 02.22.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

He's my governor. He wants to be your president. And 27,000 pages of secret documents later, he's in a bit of trouble. Don't say you weren't warned......

Christie's Jersey Shore

Mike Smith | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics
Mike Smith

More cartoons by Mike Smith....

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 Insists 'Unequivocally' He Had No Prior Knowledge Of Lane Closures

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie insists "unequivocally" that he had no prior knowledge of politically motivated lane closures on the George Washington ...

The Tip of the Iceberg

Shan Wells | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics
Shan Wells

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The NFL Is Exploiting My Town

Will Roseman | Posted 04.04.2014 | Impact
Will Roseman

I may be mayor of a host community for Super Bowl XLVIII, but there's no question about it, I'm no football expert. But I do know a smoke and mirrors deal when I see one, as has been the case with Super Bowl XLVIII here in New Jersey.

Rough Super Bowl Weekend For Christie

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI and PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Fellow Republicans on Saturday debated the fallout over new suggestions that Gov. Chris Christie knew about a traffic-blocking ...

Docs Reveal New Details On Menendez Investigations

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez's political campaign paid a law firm $250,000 in December for legal costs related to Justice Depar...

Eugene Mulero

New Jersey Tea Party Turns Bridgegate Into A Recruiting Tool

HuffingtonPost.com | Eugene Mulero | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Weeks after the Bridgegate scandal gained national attention, tea party groups scattered around New Jersey say the controversy is helpin...

Menendez Under FBI Investigation For Ties To Fugitive Businessmen: Report

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) is the subject of a federal criminal investigation for his dealings with two Florida businessmen who are fugitives from ...

Class-Action Lawsuit Brought Against Chris Christie for Second-Hand Bullying

Spencer Green | Posted 03.25.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

78-year-old Trudy Rosenlawn, the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit, spoke to reporters this morning while visibly shaking and clutching a hand-woven shawl with her thin, aged hands.

Get Smart...

John Krifka | Posted 03.23.2014 | Comedy
John Krifka

...with Krus Krusty's teachings.

Why I Unfollow (and Refollow) Cory Booker on Twitter

Leora Rosenberg | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics
Leora Rosenberg

Irritated by the extreme overshare and monopolization on my feed, I tweeted him the picture. When I didn't get an answer, I hit unfollow for the first time. I didn't last very long.

Most Voters Skeptical Of Chris Christie's Bridgegate Claims, Poll Finds

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Most individuals who are aware of the scandal surrounding New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) and the closure of access lanes to the George Washington ...

Scandal? Or Normal?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Maybe the real scandal is what's not considered scandalous! ...

Scott Walker Still Down With Chris Christie After 'Bridgegate'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) expressed his support for fellow Republican Chris Christie on Tuesday, saying he still has confidence in the New Jerse...

Why the Media Must Look Beyond Petty Political Retribution as the Reason for Bridgegate

Peter Smirniotopoulos | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics
Peter Smirniotopoulos

The Petty Political Retribution theory makes for juicy speculation and conjecture. It allows reporters to pursue, and news and political talk program anchors to speculate ad nauseam about, the connections and potential connections among and between the expanding cast of characters.

New Jersey Lawmaker Says Bridge Plot Was 'Abuse Of Power'

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

BY ANGELA DELLI SANTI and GEOFF MULVIHILL, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A high-ranking New Jersey Democrat says an investigation int...

Key Chris Christie Mentor: Bridge Scandal Poses The Question 'Do You Really Want That In Your President?'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

As a week loaded with questions for and apologies by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) drew to a close, one of his key mentors emerged with doubts ab...

Chris Christie's Pity Party

Roger Witherspoon | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics
Roger Witherspoon

What was most stunning about The Governor's prayerful pity party was that he spent two hours expressing incredulity and remorse because his staff and political henchmen and women lied to him. He was not chagrined that they lied to the people of New Jersey.

An Open Letter to Governor Chris Christie

Dylan Brody | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics
Dylan Brody

Dear Governor Christie, I write to you today to implore you to step down as governor of the great state of New Jersey.

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...

How Chris Christie Got Where He Is

Steve Rosenthal | Posted 01.26.2014 | Politics
Steve Rosenthal

Christie has pointed to his success in New Jersey as a model for the GOP, but when you scratch the surface, much like Christie's record, the facts don't match the rhetoric

Forget Tuesday's Elections: A Survey Experiment Shows How Much the Government Shutdown Hurt Republicans

Peter J. Woolley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Peter J. Woolley

Focusing on how the handling of the shutdown affected, or did not affect, the vote this week ignores a more potent way in which it is impacting Republicans: making voters less likely to be Republicans in the first place.