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 ...

Boehner's control of his caucus slipping

Oct 16, 2013

Boehner's control of his caucus slipping

Republican House Speaker John Boehner started Tuesday with a last-ditch attempt to exert control over his restive caucus, proposing a new plan to open the government and raise the U.S. debt ceiling in an effort to give Republicans a bit of leverage. But as ...