Christie says he will talk presidential bid with family over holidays

get-attachmentMEDHAM TOWNSHIP — Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday he will discuss a potential presidential bid with his family over the holidays and make his intentions known in the “first part of next year.” Christie responded to a question from a student at Mendham Township Middle School, where he was Wednesday morning to honor the school for… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 18th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

N.J. paying fees to firm employing Mary Pat Christie, report says

assetContentTRENTON — New Jersey has paid hundreds of thousands of dollars in fees to a Wall Street investment firm in the three years since Gov. Chris Christie said he was terminating all investments with the company, International Business Times reported today. That same firm, Angelo, Gordon & Co., hired Christie’s wife, Mary Pat Christie, as a… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 18th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie, Christie Administration, Mary Pat Chrisite, Pensions | Tags: , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Six in 10 Democrats favor nominee moving away from Obama

funnyPresident Obama said recently that the American people are going to want that “new car smell” in 2016 – and two new polls show that might apply to members of his own party. A new McClatchy-Marist poll says that 38 percent of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents think it’s more important to have a Democratic nominee for… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 17th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Here’s What Jeb Bush Has Going For, And Against, Him If He Runs

assetContent (1)WASHINGTON – Jeb Bush may not yet have announced formally a White House run, but with a single Facebook message saying he’s “decided to actively explore the possibility” of running, the former Florida governor did more to build a presidential campaign in a few minutes than other candidates have been able to build in years. But… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 17th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Jeb Bush | Tags: , | No Comments »

Christie faces shrinking pool of 2016 backers following Bush announcement

assetContentTRENTON — Former Republican National Committee finance chairman Mel Sembler says he’s “admirer” of Gov. Chris Christie. But Sembler is lining up behind former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush in the 2016 Republican presidential race. Had Bush ruled out a run, “I absolutely would have looked at Christie. I’m an admirer,” Sembler said in a telephone interview.… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 16th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie, Jeb Bush | Tags: , , | 3 Comments »

Why was Chris Christie sitting with Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones at the Eagles game?

assetContent (16)PHILADELPHIA — Well this isn’t going to help Gov. Chris Christie win any votes in the Garden State. Christie was seen sitting with Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones during the Eagles’ game on Sunday night, a move will not go over well with Eagles fans. Here is the photo of Christie taking in the game with… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 15th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie | Tags: , , , | 5 Comments »

Chris Christie declines to comment on CIA torture tactics report

assetContent (9)WOODBRIDGE — Gov. Chris Christie declined today to take a position on whether it was appropriate for the U.S. government to engage in brutal interrogation techniques recently made public. The governor, speaking briefly to reporters on Ellis Island, had little to say when asked to respond to news of harsh CIA interrogations. The tactics, used against… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 10th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie | Tags: , , | 6 Comments »

Jeb Bush lays groundwork for 2016 White House run as self-imposed deadline nears

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is inching closer to a White House bid, with some of his allies clamming up about his plans and his recent public remarks seeming to lay the intellectual groundwork for a run. And even his mother, former first lady Barbara Bush, who’s repeatedly said she didn’t want another Bush to run… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 10th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Jeb Bush | Tags: , | No Comments »

Clinton leads Christie in poll of possible 2016 presidential candidates

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during an October event in in Clive, Iowa.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during an October event in in Clive, Iowa.

WASHINGTON — Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would defeat Gov. Chris Christie and other possible Republican opponents in the 2016 presidential election, according to a poll released today. The Bloomberg Politics survey showed Clinton, also a former U.S. senator from New York, leading Christie, 42 percent to 36 percent. Clinton, who would be the frontrunner… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: December 8th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Top Contenders: Who are the favourites and long shots in the GOP’s 2016 bid to retake the White House?

The Republican Party scored a major victory in the U.S. mid-term elections last month, gaining control of both houses of Congress. Now the focus is turning to the real prize: The White House. While the 2016 presidential race has yet to begin in earnest, more than a dozen GOP potential contenders are testing the waters for… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 7th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics | Tags: | 14 Comments »