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The George Washington Bridge toll booths are pictured in Fort Lee, New Jersey January 9, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Appeals Court Delays Release Of NJ’s ‘Bridgegate’ Co-Conspirators List

The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted a last-minute emergency request from one of the people on the list, less than two hours before U.S. prosecutors were set to file the names in federal court in New Jersey.

May 17, 2016
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Christie To Head Trump Transition Team

While a transition team does now exist on paper, the team doesn’t even have an official press contact. Instead, all queries are instructed to be sent to the New Jersey governor’s director of communications — quite possibly a violation of federal and state law prohibiting the use of public funds for use in campaigns.

May 9, 2016
Donald Trump shakes hands with Chris Christie after Christie endorsed Trump's candidacy. REUTERS/Mike Stone

Chris Christie’s Star Has Fallen

“His craven endorsement of Donald Trump is only the final blow, the moment when he lost any shred of credibility.”

March 24, 2016
U.S. Republican presidential candidate and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie looks on at his primary election night party Nashua, New Hampshire

6 Newspapers: Dump Chris Christie

Maybe if brazen governors were routinely called to face the consequences of their inactions, politicians would stop being so damn despicable.

March 2, 2016
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N.J. Mayor Is Mulling A Political Run In Cuba

“Within five years, if there is a need, I would love to go over to Cuba and make a difference.”

February 26, 2016
Republican U.S presidential candidate and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie reacts during the second official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley

Why Chris Will Be At The Kiddie Table And Not Dining With The Donald

Chris Christie clearly doesn’t care about New Jersey anymore. He’s been spending his time running for president. So how’s that been going?

November 8, 2015
Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore via Flickr)

Christie Runs New Jersey By Remote Control While Seeking New Job

In the past six weeks, he’s been out of the office about two-thirds of the time, trying to secure his next job.

August 13, 2015
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Why A New Jersey Puffer Fish Should Not Be President

In 2012 Chris Christie was deemed unfit to be America’s vice president, but he has continued to brag, bluster, and bully his way into national politics.

July 8, 2015
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Chris Christie Enters GOP Race

Chris Christie, the Republican governor of New Jersey, formally announced his entry into the overcrowded GOP primary field Tuesday morning.

June 30, 2015
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8 Reasons Chris Christie Shouldn’t Be President (Other Than Bridgegate)

We didn’t have time to list all of them.

June 29, 2015
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Which States Have The Most Job Growth Since The Recession?

Although the nation’s unemployment rate has been around a seven-year low of about 5.4 percent, job growth among the states has been uneven, with several showing only meager gains more than five years removed from the depths of the Great Recession.

May 27, 2015
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Obama To Limit Military-Style Equipment For Local Police Departments

President Barack Obama plans to stop the federal government from distributing some military equipment to law enforcement agencies around the country.

May 18, 2015
Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Christie’s Administration Is Facing Another Investigation

If after last week’s Bridgegate indictments you thought Chris Christie was finally done as the focus of government investigations, think again.

May 8, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: The Prize Is Right

Jimmy Kimmel hosted the woman who made news this week on the legendary game show The Price is Right.

May 7, 2015
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Christie Comments On Bridge Scandal Case At Mississippi Campaign Event

Chris Christie avoids any charges in the Bridgegate controversy and challenges defense attorneys to subpoena him if they want to.

May 5, 2015
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Cities And States Paying Massive Secret Fees To Wall Street

Wall Street fees paid by public workers’ pension systems have kicked off an intensifying debate over whether such expenses are necessary. Now, a report from an industry-friendly source says those huge levies represent only a fraction of the true amounts being raked in by Wall Street firms from state and local governments.

April 24, 2015
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In New Hampshire, Christie Inches Closer To Saying He’ll Run For President

He didn’t walk out from behind a large blue curtain to the sounds of Bruce Springsteen. He didn’t recite his “rules” for a town hall meeting. When it came time for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to remove his suit coat, he handed it to an aide, forgoing the signature toss.

April 18, 2015
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Christie To Try Town Hall Skills In New Hampshire

With his approval rating at home at an all-time low and his rankings in presidential polls dropping, Christie will take the events that helped him gain a reputation as a straight shooter to a key early voting state.

April 7, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: ‘The Evolution Of Mom Dancing, Part 2’

First Lady Michelle Obama reunited with Jimmy Fallon, in order to promote physical fitness.

April 3, 2015
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Senator Robert Menendez Pleads Not Guilty To Corruption And Bribery Charges

New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez had a cozy relationship with his ophthalmologist, but did not have the vision to see that what he was abusing the powers of his office.

April 2, 2015
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U.S. Indicts Sen. Menendez On Bribery, Other Charges

“Prosecutors at the Department of Justice don’t know the difference between friendship and corruption,” Senator Menendez said.

April 2, 2015
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Christie Rails Against Estate Taxes New Jersey Can’t Do Without

Everyone runs into death and taxes. New Jerseyans trundle on toward an afterlife in tax hell.

March 27, 2015
Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Christie Returns To Town Halls As Polls Show U.S. Appeal Sagging

For Chris Christie, all roads to the White House run through New Jersey. The governor, trailing Jeb Bush and Scott Walker in polls measuring the popularity of potential Republican presidential candidates, has resumed home-state appearances as he seeks to score political victories.

March 25, 2015
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Christie Casts Generous Light On Fiscal Record

Out of sight, out of mind. While on his best-of tour, Chris Christie touts fiscal accomplishments with gusto at a fundraiser in New Hampshire.

March 19, 2015
Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore via Flickr)

Why Did Christie Settle With Exxon?

The answer could be money, relationships, or budget machinations — but it’s definitely not good for New Jersey.

March 13, 2015
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