Chris Christie

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Christie signs ban on gay conversion therapy

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed a law on Monday barring licensed therapists from trying to turn gay teenagers straight, the latest example of the potential 2016 presidential candidate steering a moderate […]

08/19/2013

Newark Mayor and U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker greets supporters after winning the Democratic primary election for the seat vacated by the late U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, in Newark, N.J. Lautenberg died in June. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Booker, rival throw jabs to open Senate race in NJ

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Though New Jersey voters have consistently rejected Republicans — even moderate ones — running for U.S. Senate over the past 40 years, the newly nominated GOP candidate kicked off the state’s […]

08/14/2013

NJ Governor Chris Christie, June 27, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Christie and Paul highlight GOP debate over security

WASHINGTON (AP) — A rift over national security is developing in the early stages of the Republican Party’s next presidential campaign, pitting libertarians who question government overreach against defenders of a more hawkish approach on […]

07/26/2013

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Bon Jovi gives $1M to NJ Superstorm Sandy relief

SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Bon Jovi is giving $1 million to help the band’s home state recover from Superstorm Sandy. Singer Jon Bon Jovi went to his hometown of Sayreville on Monday and presented a […]

07/08/2013

NJ Governor Chris Christie

NJ governor: Gay marriage ruling a ‘bad decision’

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling erasing part of a federal anti-gay marriage law was a “bad decision” and an example of “judicial supremacy.” In January, […]

06/27/2013

Actor James Gandolfini (AP Photo)

NJ flags to fly at half-staff for Gandolfini

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff Monday in memory of “Sopranos” star and New Jersey native James Gandolfini. Gandolfini died Wednesday in Rome at […]

06/21/2013

US President Barack Obama and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (r-l) walk together, McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey. (AP Photo)

Obama, NJ’s Christie together again in mutual aid

MCGUIRE AIR FORCE BASE, N.J. (AP) — President Barack Obama and Gov. Chris Christie, the odd couple of politics, are finding common cause again. Christie greeted Obama at the steps of Air Force One after […]

05/28/2013

Chris Christie, as New Jersey Governor, with first lady Mary Pat Christie cut ceremonial ribbon at Seaside Heights boardwalk, symbolically reopening shore for summer season, New Jersey. (AP Photo)

Jersey shore reopens for 1st post-Sandy summer

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey rolled out some of its big guns Friday to proclaim that the shore is back following Superstorm Sandy, using Gov. Chris Christie and the cast of MTV’s “Jersey […]

05/24/2013

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Information about lap-band surgery

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has revealed he had lap-band surgery to lose weight. How much does such a procedure cost–and would it be insured? Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with Dr. Carson Liu, a Santa Monica weight loss surgeon.

05/07/2013

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, in March 2013 (AP Photo)

Christie secretly had weight loss surgery; will guest-host ‘Today’ this month

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who has both joked about his weight and said that it’s a real concern, secretly underwent a weight-loss surgery in February that experts say could help him if he gets […]

05/07/2013

Jon Bon Jovi

Jon Bon Jovi to watch signing of NJ overdose law

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Jon Bon Jovi, whose daughter suffered an apparent drug overdose last year, plans to join Gov. Chris Christie when he signs into law Thursday a good Samaritan bill intended to assure […]

05/02/2013

NJ Governor Chris Christie

Christie: Obama ‘kept every promise’ on storm aid

HIGHLANDS, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday that President Barack Obama “has kept every promise he’s made” about helping the state recover from Superstorm Sandy.

04/29/2013

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