Christie’s Pension Overseer Resigns


As Chris Christie draws closer to a run for president, there’s intensifying scrutiny of donations flowing to his political organizations from executives at financial firms that manage ever-larger slices of New Jersey’s $80 billion state pension system. Now, the Christie political confidante at the center of many of those questions is resigning. During today’s meeting of… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: November 20th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie, Pensions | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Fitter Christie may reap political benefits


IMG_9268 (599x800)HACKENSACK, N.J. — William Howard Taft, the heaviest president in history, grew so tired of being ridiculed about his weight that he told his physician to put him on a diet, noting that “no real gentleman weighs more than 300 pounds.” Lyndon B. Johnson groused to staffers, “I can’t button my britches,” and traded his tapioca… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: November 18th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie | Tags: , , | No Comments »

How Christie Will Rely on Mouth, Money & Moxie To Run For President


IMG_6905 (765x1024)Everywhere Gov. Chris Christie went around the country in the final week of the mid-term elections, people kept praising him for this: “Sit down and shut up!” And they didn’t just like that particular take-down of a guy who interrupted his speech at the Jersey Shore last month. They liked the way he talked about that… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: November 14th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Is Atlantic City In Line for a State-Appointed Emergency Manager?


Jon Hanson, head of the Governor's Advisory Commission on Gaming, Gov. Chris Christie, and state Senate President Steve Sweeney were among those who took part yesterday in a "summit" on Atlantic City's future.

Credit: Governor’s Office/Mykwain Gainey Jon Hanson, head of the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Gaming, Gov. Chris Christie, and state Senate President Steve Sweeney were among those who took part yesterday in a “summit” on Atlantic City’s future. More pain lies ahead for Atlantic City and its residents as the state considers taking control of the city… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: November 13th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Atlantic City, Chris Christie, Christie Administration | Tags: , , , | 2 Comments »

Republican 2016 contenders weigh right time to decide on White House bid


IMG_9268 (663x1024)In what’s expected to be a large 2016 GOP presidential field, the first decision is over when to decide. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says he’ll pray about what to do during the upcoming holidays and will announce his decision after that. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul says he has until the spring to decide, and Texas Gov.… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: November 12th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2014 U.S. Senate race | Tags: , | 3 Comments »

Chris Christie gets high marks for handling of Ebola: poll


file photo by Art Gallagher

file photo by Art Gallagher

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie enjoyed a successful election night on the national stage Tuesday, with several Republican governors cruising to election over President Obama’s allies. Now, Mr. Christie’s constituents are giving him higher marks than the federal government for his handling of the Ebola situation. A Monmouth University poll released Thursday says the majority of… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: November 7th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie, Ebola, Monmouth University Poll | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment »

Analysis: GOP Gubernatorial Gains Bolster Christie’s Presidential Hopes


2120Credit: Governor’s Office/Tim Larsen Gov. Chris Christie’s name wasn’t on the ballot Tuesday, but he was clearly one of the biggest winners of the 2014 midterm elections. Christie’s 70 days of coast-to-coast campaigning and the record $104 million he raised as Republican Governors Association chairman paid off in a string of gubernatorial victories that thrust him… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: November 6th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2014 Elections, 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie | Tags: , , | 2 Comments »

Chris Christie Got What He Paid For


MMM photo/Art Gallagher

MMM photo/Art Gallagher

WASHINGTON — Chris Christie wasn’t on any ballots Tuesday, but he may have scored the biggest win. Republican governors, who benefited from his fundraising and stumping as head of the Republican Governors Association, rode a Republican wave to victory. Gubernatorial races that looked to be close or even potential Republican losses turned into big GOP wins.… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: November 6th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie | Tags: , | 6 Comments »

Christie and Cuomo Announce Ebola Quarantine Standards That Exceed CDC Standards

Mandatory Quarantines Ordered On State Level

CDC Guidelines Dubbed Inadequate

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Posted: October 24th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Andrew Cuomo, Chris Christie, Ebola, News | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Ebola scare in Newark was false alarm, Chris Christie says


IMG_6919A West African man who landed late Tuesday at Newark Liberty International Airport is no longer showing symptoms of Ebola after he was monitored overnight at an area hospital, according to New Jersey media. NJ.com reports the Liberian man had been singled out because he exhibited a fever. “During the enhanced screening process for individuals arriving… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: October 22nd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, Ebola | Tags: , , , | Comments Off