Chris Christie

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie right, talks with Chairman and CEO of Motorola Solutions Greg Brown left, before speaking to the Economic Club of Chicago on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 in Chicago. Christie says the traffic scandal facing him is disappointing but not a distraction from his job as governor, or from raising money for Republican candidates for governor.  (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

Christie says bridge scandal won’t impede work

CHICAGO (AP) — Landslide re-election behind him and a possible presidential bid ahead, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was forced Tuesday to talk instead about the bridge-closing scandal that has haunted his debut as a […]

02/11/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie sits in a studio during his radio program, "Ask the Governor"  broadcast on NJ 101.5, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, in Ewing, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, Pool)

Christie says he sought answers on lane closures

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie said he started asking staff members to get more details about traffic jams in the northern New Jersey town of Fort Lee last year soon after they were […]

02/04/2014

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds, File)

GOP activists defend Christie at national meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chris Christie may have been nearly 200 miles away, but his struggles in New Jersey buzzed through the hallways of a Washington hotel this week as hundreds of Republican officials gathered to […]

01/24/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie arrives to deliver his State Of The State address at the Statehouse, Jan. 14, 2014, in Trenton, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Feds subpoena Gov. Christie’s campaign, GOP

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have escalated their criminal investigation into allegations that Gov. Chris Christie’s aides created traffic jams as political payback, subpoenaing his re-election campaign and the state Republican leadership. The subpoenas […]

01/23/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie shakes hands as he leaves a prayer service in celebration of his inauguration at the New Hope Baptist Church on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 in Newark. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

Scandal-tested Gov. Christie sworn into 2nd term

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie was sworn into office Tuesday for a second term, saying he had a mandate to stay the course even as Democrats ramp up criticism of the Republican governor […]

01/21/2014

New subpoenas seek to unravel NJ bridge scandal

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Four people from the agency that runs bridges and tunnels between New Jersey and New York have been subpoenaed in the investigation of a traffic jam scandal that has shaken Gov. […]

01/17/2014

Bruce Springsteen and Jimmy Fallon in a YouTube video.

Fallon, Springsteen parody Christie’s traffic jams

NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie’s favorite rock star had something to say about the bridge scandal that’s cost a couple Christie loyalists their jobs. Appearing on NBC’s “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,” Bruce […]

01/15/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie arrives to deliver his State Of The State address at the Statehouse, Jan. 14, 2014, in Trenton, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Christie apologizes again for payback scheme

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Faced with a widening political scandal that threatens to undermine his second term and a possible 2016 presidential run, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie apologized again Tuesday, saying his administration “let […]

01/14/2014

Incoming New Jersey Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, D-Secaucus, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

NJ Democrats intensify Christie scandal inquiry

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Democrats in New Jersey sharpened their aim at Republican Gov. Chris Christie on Monday, forming special legislative committees to explore the role politics played in traffic jams last fall and announcing […]

01/13/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, second left, arrives at Fort Lee, N.J., City Hall,  Jan. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Damage-control scramble followed NJ lane closings

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Officials squabbled over media leaks and scrambled to control the publicity damage in the days after lane closings near the George Washington Bridge caused huge traffic jams that now appear to […]

01/10/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, Nov. 21, 2013, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)

George W. Bush joins GOP governors at lunch

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Former President George W. Bush lunched with a group of Republican governors on Thursday, making a surprise visit at the invitation of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. The former president joined […]

11/21/2013

Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie celebrates his election victory in Asbury Park, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Christie: GOP should ‘show up’ for minority votes

WASHINGTON (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Sunday offered his Republican Party a prescription to win: show up. Christie, fresh off a 22-percentage point win for re-election, said the GOP must go into […]

11/10/2013

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