Washington (CNN) - From Chicago, to the nation's capital, to Port Monmouth, New Jersey, it will be a high-profile week for Gov. Chris Christie, including at least two events where he will face questions.
It is a dual purpose trip to Chicago on Tuesday, as Christie begins the process of trying to repair damage to his national profile. He'll raise money for the Republican Governors Association like his previous RGA trips: behind closed doors and out of the public eye.
(CNN) - It's no secret that Sen. Rand Paul and Gov. Chris Christie - potential rivals for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination - aren't each other's biggest fans.
The two have had a few high-profile exchanges in the past year over their differing opinions about government spending and national security—a rift that’s highlighted a more widespread divide between the libertarian faction of the party and the centrists.
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(CNN) – The Newark-based Star-Ledger, the largest newspaper in New Jersey, was already reluctant when it endorsed Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s re-election bid. But now its editorial page editor is having a strong case of buyer’s remorse.
“We blew this one,” Tom Moran of the paper’s editorial board wrote in a column Sunday.
(CNN) - Snow plows, pot hole repairs, shuttle buses and emergency radios - all provided to the town of Fort Lee over time in what the mayor now believes may have been an attempt by Christie appointees to win his endorsement for the New Jersey governor's reelection.
And when the backing didn't materialize last year, Mark Sokolich believes key state officials may have in response orchestrated traffic jams over several days in his community by closing access lanes to the George Washington Bridge.
(CNN) - Democrats will again be ready and waiting next week to make noise when embattled New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie hits the road for another high-profile trip.
The Democratic National Committee says it will send former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland to hold a news conference in Chicago on Tuesday, the same day Christie will be in the Windy City fundraising as chairman for the Republican Governors Association.
(CNN) – In a small room at the State House in Trenton, New Jersey sits hundreds if not thousands of pages of documents that may shed light on how access lanes to the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee came to be closed in September.
The 12 members of the Legislative Select Committee on Investigations began the work of examining the documents Thursday as they look for answers in the traffic scandal that has rocked Gov. Christie's administration.
Dallas, Texas (CNN) – In the afterglow of Chris Christie's smashing re-election win last November, a chorus of big-name Republicans heralded the charismatic New Jersey governor as the party's savior in 2016.
Not everyone was so enamored.FULL STORY
(CNN) – It was a crucial swing state that Barack Obama carried in both of his presidential election victories, but a new poll suggests that if Hillary Clinton's the Democratic nominee in 2016, she may have a challenge winning Colorado.
And a Quinnipiac University survey released Thursday also indicates that the George Washington Bridge controversy has hurt New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's standing with voters in the Centennial State.
(CNN) - The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey job created for Gov. Chris Christie’s former ally David Wildstein no longer exists.
Agency spokesman Steve Coleman told CNN on Wednesday that the position of director of Interstate Capital Projects had been eliminated.
Washington (CNN) - Embattled New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Monday forcefully reiterated he knew nothing about lane closures at the George Washington Bridge last September before media reports appeared.
Christie, whose administration is under fire for suggestions top appointees orchestrated traffic jams at the foot of the bridge in Fort Lee to punish that town's mayor politically, said again that he "had nothing to do with this."
In a radio interview with New Jersey 101.5, Christie was asked to respond to a new allegation from a central figure in the scandal that "evidence exists" showing he was aware of the lane closings in real time over a work week last September, contradicting his recollection of events.FULL STORY