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New York Mayor, Governor, In Public Rift On Ebola

After a joint Thursday News conference with Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio, the governor changed his tune as he sat next to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in a Friday news conference. Less than 19 hours later, Mr. Cuomo, a Democrat, joined the Republican governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie, and struck [...]

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, in a joint news conference with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, announced a mandatory quarantine. Starting now, all doctors and other health workers who have had contact with Ebola patients must be placed under a 21-day quarantine upon their return to those two states. “We were operating under the CDC [...]

While he’s no Mitt Romney, Governor Chris Christie (R-N.J.) may still have some designs on running for president in 2016, and if that happens, he’s just cut the Democratic nominee’s first campaign ad. While Republicans have long opposed increases to the minimum wage, they’re not usually as blunt and snippy as Christie was at a [...]

It’s obvious what side Chris Christie is on, and who he’d advocate for in a presidential run. Christie, who along with his wife raked in $700,000 last year, ignited a firestorm Tuesday in a speech that critics say mocked the 16.5 million Americans working for minimum wage. “I’m tired of hearing about the minimum wage. [...]

The New Jersey governor addressed the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC, and rolled out a likely campaign theme for a 2016 presidential run. He urged attendees to support GOP governors this fall—not only to help them win reelection, he said, but to build a roster of credible presidential contenders… “To have any chance [...]

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s biggest problem is with social and religious conservatives. The New York Times reports: With the contretemps over lane closings on the George Washington Bridge on the back burner for now and Mr. Christie laying groundwork for a Republican presidential run, the persistent skepticism, unease and, in some cases, distrust that [...]

Chris Christie Gearing Up

The New Jersey governor is preparing for the possibility of a 2016 run, reports George Will. Christie has been crisscrossing the country, campaigning for and distributing contributions to Republican gubernatorial candidates. And campaigning for other Republicans. He carried over into this year $50 million the RGA had in its coffers; he has presided over the raising [...]

The New Jersey governor, elected with 60% of the vote, now has a 45% disapproval rating, with 46% approving. A Quinnipiac poll also shows that Hillary Clinton tops Christie among Jersey voters. Hillary Clinton has a 20 percentage point lead among women as she tops Gov. Christopher Christie 50 – 40 percent among all New [...]

The Department of Justice has concluded a 9 month investigation stating that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie didn’t know in advance that lanes would be closed on the George Washington Bridge. The probe to date has turned up no evidence Christie had any prior information or directed that lanes be closed for four days, federal [...]

When you’re running for president as a Republican you can’t be seen as doing something that entitles the poor to food, even if it costs you almost nothing. Three states are ending a program that qualified residents for extra food paid for by the federal government — including two, New Jersey andWisconsin, that are led [...]

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