(CNN) - Republican Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey will attend the George W. Bush Presidential Center opening in Dallas this week, Michael Drewniak, a spokesman for the governor's office, confirmed Tuesday.
Christie will leave for Texas Wednesday afternoon to attend a dinner the night before the invitation-only dedication ceremony the next morning at Southern Methodist University.
Watch John King's interview with President Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush Wednesday on Anderson Cooper 360° at 10 p.m., only on CNN.
(CNN) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had some startling words for Mike Rice, the now-fired coach of Rutgers University, in a press conference Monday.
The Republican governor, known for his blistering remarks at times, argued the coach's behavior was "completely reprehensible" and animalistic.
(CNN) – His last visit to the United States ended with a nude romp around a hotel room. But Britain's Prince Harry won't be disrobing during his upcoming tour of New Jersey if the state's governor has any say in it.
"I'm thrilled that he's willing to come," Gov. Chris Christie said during a radio interview Tuesday. Prince Harry is slated to visit the U.S. in May, making stops in Washington, D.C., Colorado, New York City, New Jersey and Connecticut. A press release announcing Harry's stop in New Jersey noted it was an "area badly affected by Hurricane Sandy."
(CNN) - New Jersey voters are fans of their Republican governor, Chris Christie, but they're not as keen on the idea of the state's outspoken chief potentially running for president in 2016, a new survey indicates.
The Quinnipiac University poll also shows that the governor's weight is of little concern to Garden State voters, despite the strong attention surrounding his size and his possible bid for the White House.
(CNN) – After a third grader asked Republican Gov. Chris Christie whether he plans to run for president in 2016, he responded with a question of his own.
"Do you work for MSNBC?" he joked at a town hall.
(CNN) – A spokeswoman for Republican Gov. Chris Christie said Thursday that he "does not believe in conversion therapy" for homosexuals, but did not say whether the New Jersey governor plans to support a ban on the practice that's under consideration by state lawmakers.
"There is no mistaking his point of view on this when you look at his own prior statements where he makes clear that people's sexual orientation is determined at birth," Maria Comella, his spokeswoman, said.
(CNN) – What if it turns out to be Hillary Clinton vs. Chris Christie in 2016?
It's a fascinating presidential showdown possibility.
(CNN) - A few high-profile conservatives and potential White House hopefuls who weren't invited to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference nevertheless made it onto the ballot for the closely-watched 2016 presidential straw poll at the annual gathering.
While New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell are notably absent from the speakers list, both appear on the 23-name ballot obtained by CNN for the next GOP presidential nomination. (McDonnell will still appear at CPAC on a panel but will not be a featured speaker.)
Washington (CNN) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is defending his wife against criticism that the charity she helms is not distributing money fast enough to help victims still suffering after superstorm Sandy.
The governor's comments are raising eyebrows for what some see as an unfortunate irony: earlier this year Christie blasted Congress for not acting fast enough to provide relief funds for New Jersey's affected communities and businesses.