More than half of New Jersey voters say they believe a report that found Governor Chris Christie had no involvement in politically motivated traffic jams was conducted mainly to help his reputation, not as a fair and unbiased investigation.
Port Authority Chairman David Samson resigned after a report commissioned by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to probe lane closings at the George Washington Bridge recommended changes at the agency.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie left the strobe lights home when he resumed his town hall meetings yesterday. The politician, who’s spawned dozens of viral video clips with his confrontations with teachers. lawmakers and even a combat veteran, took it down a notch.
The winner of New Jersey’s special U.S. Senate election today faces an almost immediate start to a second campaign to capture a full six-year term, even as he learns his role as Washington’s newest lawmaker.
Seven in 10 New Jersey residents have never heard of Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno, who would be the state’s chief executive if Republican Chris Christie wins a second term and then leaves amid a 2016 presidential bid.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie knew about lane closures at the George Washington Bridge as they occurred in September, according to a lawyer for David Wildstein, his former ally at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
A top Chris Christie aide told a Port Authority of New York and New Jersey executive that it was “time for some traffic problems” a few weeks before surprise lane closings on the George Washington Bridge backed up miles of road in a town whose mayor didn’t endorse the governor.
Democratic Newark Mayor Cory Booker will face Republican Steven Lonegan, who has lost previous campaigns for New Jersey and national office, in a special election for the U.S. Senate seat of the late Frank Lautenberg.