'No proof' Christie knew about bridge bottlenecks

Feb 3, 2014

'No proof' Christie knew about bridge bottlenecks

An official probing orchestrated traffic jams on a major U.S. bridge said Sunday he had seen no proof Gov. Chris Christie ordered lane closures that hurt his White House hope. Seen as a potential Republican standard-bearer for the 2016 U.S. presidential race, Christie has ...

Feb 1, 2014

Bridge headache grows for Christie

A scandal that has shaken any presidential prospects for Republican star Chris Christie appeared to deepen Friday as a former ally said the New Jersey governor made inaccurate statements after top aides were accused of orchestrating a huge traffic jam at one of the ...

Christie bids to put scandal behind him

Jan 11, 2014

Christie bids to put scandal behind him

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is working to move beyond the most challenging test of his political career, a traffic scandal that threatens to tarnish the Republican star’s national image ahead of the next U.S. presidential election. Allies of Christie, a possible candidate for ...

Can Christie lead GOP back to White House?

Nov 24, 2013

Can Christie lead GOP back to White House?

by Peter Beaumont

Since Chris Christie’s landslide re-election as governor of New Jersey earlier this month, which has seen him confirmed as an early favorite for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, the question of the precise nature of his political personality, and its appeal, has loomed as ...

Christie, McAuliffe, de Blasio win in off-year U.S. vote

Nov 6, 2013

Christie, McAuliffe, de Blasio win in off-year U.S. vote

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a possible Republican presidential candidate, was easily re-elected in one of the key races in the United States’ off-year elections Tuesday. Republicans narrowly lost the governor’s seat in Virginia, while New Yorkers elected a liberal Democrat to succeed billionaire ...

Christie ends gay marriage fight as New Jersey couples wed

Oct 22, 2013

Christie ends gay marriage fight as New Jersey couples wed

Gov. Chris Christie dropped his fight against gay marriage in New Jersey on Monday, framing the decision in a pragmatic way: No point in fighting a losing battle. Just hours after gay couples began exchanging vows with the blessing of New Jersey’s Supreme Court, ...