(CNN) - Former House Speaker and CNN host Newt Gingrich says he sees New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as a major candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.
Gingrich was on CNN's "New Day" Tuesday morning talking about the prospects and implications of the day's elections that include governors races in New Jersey and Virginia.
(CNN) – On the eve of Election Day 2013, three new polls reconfirm the story line of the entire campaign in New Jersey: Republican Gov. Chris Christie's easily going to win re-election.
It's a just a matter of how large a victory the Republican governor will secure against state Sen. Barbara Buono, the little-known Democratic challenger.
Washington (CNN) – Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney dismissed reports that he passed over New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as his running mate because of Christie’s weight.
On NBC's "Meet the Press," the former Massachusetts governor told David Gregory that Christie's size and health had nothing to do with his not being picked for the GOP ticket.
Washington (CNN) - Ethics troubles complicated New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's chances of becoming Mitt Romney's running mate last year, The New York Times reports is in an upcoming chronicle of the 2012 presidential campaign.
The Times reported that too many questions remained after Christie completed the vetting process and Romney had lingering concerns.FULL STORY
Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama's closest advisers may have secretly considered replacing Vice President Joe Biden with Hillary Clinton on the 2012 ticket, but White House spokesman Jay Carney said Friday that it was never a remote possibility.
"Campaigns test everything," Carney said on CNN's "New Day." "When it comes to this particular issue, do campaigns test everything? Yes."
While he said the idea was "tested," Carney insisted that it wasn't going to happen.FULL STORY
(CNN) - Most New Jersey voters in a new poll want Republican Gov. Chris Christie to serve a second term. But only about half think he should make a White House run and they're split on whether he'd make a good president.
The release on Tuesday of the Quinnipiac University survey comes one week before the gubernatorial election in the Garden State, a contest that Christie is expected to easily win.
Updated 10/21/2013 at 3:54 p.m. ET
(CNN) - New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie is dropping a legal challenge to a court ruling abolishing the state's ban on same-sex marriages.
"Although the Governor strongly disagrees with the Court substituting its judgment for the constitutional process of the elected branches or a vote of the people, the Court has now spoken clearly as to their view of the New Jersey Constitution and, therefore, same-sex marriage is the law," Christie's office said Monday morning in a statement.
(CNN) – New Jersey's largest newspaper backed Republican Gov. Chris Christie in his re-election bid on Sunday, but the editorial was hardly a glowing endorsement.
The New Jersey Star-Ledger argued that the incumbent governor has many flaws but that he would still run the state better than the Democratic nominee, state Sen. Barbara Buono.
(CNN) - On the day after his victory in a special U.S. Senate election, Democratic Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker met with Chris Christie, the Garden State's Republican governor.
The two teamed up for the groundbreaking of a new supermarket in Newark, part of a push to improve urban communities.