Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Chris Christie

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

Analysis: So Far, Chris Christie’s Presidential Bid Has Been One To Forget

Is Chris Christie’s presidential campaign already dead in the water?

March 9, 2015
Bob Menendez

Reports: Senator Bob Menendez To Face Federal Corruption Charges

The Justice Department will reportedly bring charges against Bob Menendez within weeks.

March 6, 2015
Christie

Christie Loves New Jersey — He Just Loves Oil Money More

It’s easier to bully an ordinary citizen than an oil giant.

March 2, 2015
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

Feds Seek Travel Records Of Port Authority’s Ex-Chairman

New subpoenas suggest that the federal investigation into Chris Christie has widened far beyond Bridgegate.

February 6, 2015
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Video Of New Jersey Police Shooting Fuels Debate On Use Of Force

Another controversial shooting has revived protests over police’s use of force.

January 23, 2015
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Christie Sinks To Embarrassing New Low In 2016 Poll

The New Jersey governor is officially in Sarah Palin territory.

January 19, 2015
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Gifts To Christie Raise Big Ethics Questions

Chris Christie is ignoring basic anti-corruption rules — but will he pay a price for it?

January 9, 2015
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Ethicists Question Christie’s Free Cowboy Tickets

Angry Giants fans may be the least of Christie’s problems after his appearance in the Dallas owner’s box.

January 6, 2015
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New Jersey’s GOP Lawmakers Blast Bridgegate Committee

Republicans are rallying to Chris Christie’s defense.

December 9, 2014
Chris Christie CPAC

George Washington Bridge Probe Finds No Direct Tie To Christie

Find out what’s in the highly anticipated report.

December 5, 2014
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Chris Christie’s Style Colors Presidential Prospects

Republicans can’t decide whether Chris Christie is a savior for their party or a loose-cannon liability.

November 24, 2014
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Christie Touts GOP’s Success In Gubernatorial Races

Find out why Chris Christie is suddenly feeling better about 2016.

November 6, 2014
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Senator Cory Booker Is Re-Elected To U.S. Senate

Learn more about Booker’s big win in New Jersey.

November 4, 2014
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Two Years After Hurricane Sandy, Thousands Await Aid To Rebuild

It has been two years since Hurricane Sandy struck New Jersey, but many homeowners are still waiting to get their homes back.

October 29, 2014
NYPD ebola

One Sacrifice More For Ebola Medics

Is it fair to put returning health-care workers into mandatory quarantine?

October 28, 2014
Mitt Romney?

Christie, Romney Criticize Obama Foreign Policy At GOP Fundraiser

By Melissa Hayes, The Record EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Less than two hours before President Barack Obama addressed the nation on military intervention in Iraq and Syria, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former presidential candidate Mitt Romney attacked the president over foreign policy at a Republican Party fundraiser that seemed more like a presidential […]

September 11, 2014
George Washington Bridge

Friend Offered Advice To Port Authority Executive As Bridge Scandal Raged

By Shawn Boburg, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) HACKENSACK, N.J. — Two days after an email surfaced in January linking the George Washington Bridge lane closures to a deputy chief of staff in New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s office — and with questions swirling about who else was involved — a top Port Authority executive who […]

September 9, 2014
Atlantic City

Casinos Just Aren’t The Answer

The video for the Bruce Springsteen song Atlantic City opens with a scene of the grand Marlborough-Blenheim Hotel imploding into a pile of dust. That was almost 40 years ago. The Traymore Hotel and other grand hotels were leveled in much the same spectacular fashion. In their place rose glass boxes and concrete hulks to house […]

September 9, 2014
Chris Christie

DNC Commemorates The First Anniversary Of The ‘Bridgegate’ Scandal

Did you forget about “Bridgegate?” The Democratic National Committee (DNC) certainly hasn’t. It’s been exactly one year since the Bridgegate scandal launched, and Democrats are celebrating the occasion by holding a press conference and bombarding people who live near the George Washington Bridge with anti-Chris Christie ads. On September 9, 2013, the Port Authority of New York […]

September 8, 2014
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Christie’s Mexico Delegation Includes Aides, Executives

By John Reitmeyer and Melissa Hayes, The Record TRENTON, N.J. — The delegation joining Gov. Chris Christie in Mexico this week includes the head of New Jersey’s Economic Development Authority and executives from major corporations, but also a former U.S. ambassador to Brazil and some of Christie’s closest advisers. The three-day trip, which is being […]

September 3, 2014