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.
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.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, addressing lawmakers amid investigations into political retribution, laid out his second-term agenda beginning with a fresh acknowledgment of his administration’s errors.
Two months ago, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was certain to win a second term without help from aisle-jumping Democrats or $25 million in federal storm aid for tourism commercials that starred him and his family.
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.
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.
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.