A day after accepting the Republican presidential nomination with a vow to curtail federal spending, Mitt Romney waded into a debate over the role of the federal government in preventing and responding to disasters with a visit to a hurricane-flooded area of Louisiana.
Mitt Romney, seeking to silence concerns that his campaign isn’t ready to take on President Barack Obama, made his first appearances since returning from a gaffe-plagued overseas trip and moved to shift attention back to the slow U.S. economic recovery.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s bid to raise money nationwide for Republicans as he considers a presidential run is forcing him to divulge details on out-of- state trips that he had previously kept secret.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie ’s trip on a state police helicopter to watch his son’s high school baseball game drew criticism from Democratic lawmakers who called for the first-term Republican to repay the cost.
New Jersey Democrats raised and spent more than twice as much as Republicans for last month’s legislative elections, even with Governor Chris Christie attracting record out-of-state donations for his party.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who has said he wouldn’t run for president in 2012, is actively considering entering the race and may make a decision within a few days, said a Republican donor who asked not to be identified.