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Man Told by Christie To ‘Sit Down And Shut Up’ Running For Office

James Keady will not “sit down and shut up.” Keady held up a sign on the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, urging Governor Chris Christie to “Stay in New Jersey & finish the job.” Keady — who was told off by Christie in October…at a press conference in Belmar — is launching a campaign for Assembly […]

New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez is defiant in the wake of news of a federal investigation. Sources say the federal corruption charges will be announced in the next couple weeks. One of the highest ranking Hispanic members in Congress, Menendez was expected to be accused of using his Senate office to promote the interests of […]

The governor now has record low approval ratings in his home state. Only 35 percent of registered voters in the Garden State say they approve of the Republican governor’s job performance in the Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind survey, compared to 51 percent who disapprove. Those figures mark the lowest approval and highest disapproval ratings recorded […]

TRENTON — Stopping short of staking out a position on Gov. Chris Christie’s proposed pension reforms, the New Jersey State League of Municipalities is saying the changes could disenfranchise workers and trigger a mass exodus of local workers. Executive Director Bill Dressel shared the league’s concerns in a letter to the governor late last week, […]

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie can’t get away with cutting workers’ pensions. It’s a stunning rebuke to the governor’s fiscal agenda, which for years has relied primarily on spending cuts rather than tax increases to shore up the state’s bleak finances. It’s also a victory for the labor unions who sued the administration to halt […]

The stock of the New Jersey governor is falling within his own party. The controversy over an improper 2013 bridge closing that implicated some of his former aides had already weakened Christie’s reputation among party insiders. Now, a combination of new factors have added to the challenges for the New Jersey governor: the emergence of […]

Chris Christie’s ratings are in the basement. A poll released Friday morning indicated that New Jersey residents have soured on Gov. Chris Christie with just 37 percent of registered voters saying they think favorably of him. The Rutgers-Eagleton poll came as Christie was trying to build a following among national Republicans in the interest of […]

It’s not getting better for the New Jersey governor. The U.S. attorney’s office in New Jersey has interviewed former Hunterdon County Assistant Prosecutor Bennett Barlyn, who claims he was fired because he objected to Christie officials dismissing indictments against political allies of the governor. Barlyn confirmed the investigation to ABC News. It was first reported […]

Chris Christie has canceled three news conferences on his last day in England. New Jersey governor replaced a trio of scheduled open-press availabilities with closed events instead Tuesday was the last day of a tough UK tour that saw him start a national frenzy over childhood vaccines A testy Chistie badgered reporters in London: ‘Is […]

It’s nice to be the governor, especially when billionaires like Sheldon Adelson pay your way. The private plane, on which Mr. Christie had his own bedroom, had been lent by Sheldon G. Adelson, the billionaire casino owner and supporter of Israel. At the time, he was opposing legislation then before the governor to legalize online […]

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