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Reports: Chris Christie suspending campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 10:51am 2/10/2016 at 10:51am
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Numerous reports indicate Chris Christie is suspending his campaign, with a formal announcement later today).

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Rubio Rorschach Test

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 6:30pm 2/7/2016 at 6:30pm
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It’s pretty clear what the most talked-about segment of the GOP New Hampshire debate was.

When Chris Christie treated Marco Rubio like an accused murderer on the witness stand, alternatively badgering and mocking the witness’s alibi for where he was the night of the crime. The witness, though, would not be shaken...

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Rubio-Christie Cage Match Under Way

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 8:30am 1/7/2016 at 8:30am
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As Marco Rubio continues to present himself as the Jeb alternative, he’s begun attacking the other “other Jeb,” Chris Christie.

Claiming that Christie is too close to Obama on Common Core, health care, and gun control (notably absent from the list is illegal immigration, of course), Rubio implies that he is more...

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Can NH Union Leader Endorsement Rescue Chris Christie?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 30, 2015 at 10:00am 11/30/2015 at 10:00am
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New Jersey governor Chris Christie is still pretty low in the polls. In fact, the Real Clear Politics average has him at 2.7 percent.

Christie has picked up an important endorsement, however, from the conservative leaning New Hampshire newspaper, the Union Leader.

The paper’s publisher,

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Christie: Blame Obama for Attacks on Cops

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 8:30am 9/9/2015 at 8:30am
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New Jersey governor and 2016 Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie appeared on the FOX and Friends program yesterday and stated plainly that Obama deserves some blame for recent violence against police.

Nick Gass reported at Politico:

Christie blames Obama for attacks on cops

Recent violence against law enforcement is President Barack Obama’s problem, New...

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Christie to Announce Presidential Run Tuesday

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 29, 2015 at 8:30am 6/29/2015 at 8:30am
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The field of Republicans running for president is about to get a bit more crowded as New Jersey governor Chris Christie is expected to announce his bid to run on Tuesday.

Bloomberg reports:

Chris Christie Said to Plan Tuesday Announcement of Presidential Run

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will join the crowded Republican 2016...

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Chris Christie Dumps Common Core in NJ

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 6:30pm 5/30/2015 at 6:30pm
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Chris Christie is the first of the potential GOP presidential candidates who first embraced Common Core to distance himself from it.  According to New Jersey.com:

Navigating New Jersey interests and a likely presidential campaign, Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday proposed dropping national Common Core education standards he once supported but have since...

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Chris Christie Pardons Shaneen Allen

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 3, 2015 at 7:00am 4/3/2015 at 7:00am
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Members of the Legal Insurrection community will be familiar with the travails of Pennsylvania nurse and single-mom of two Shaneen Allen under the heel of New Jersey’s unconscionable anti-Second Amendment laws, as we covered the matter here in some detail, including PA Nurse Arrested on Gun Charges Given Reprieve (9/24/14) and ...

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Top Dem Strategist on Christie: “We want to kill him dead.”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 6, 2015 at 10:00am 3/6/2015 at 10:00am
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Remember a few years ago when Democrats took to lecturing conservatives about a new tone?

They don’t.

Brad Woodhouse, former DNC communications chief and current President of liberal super PAC American Bridge, recently made some rather unsavory comments about New Jersey governor Chris Christie.

Alex Pappas of The Daily Caller reported:

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The Memo that let Shaneen Allen — and Chris Christie’s political future — off the hook

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 29, 2014 at 5:35pm 9/29/2014 at 5:35pm
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Miguel from the excellent GunFreeZone blog brings the goods again with his post “New Jersey slaps some lipstick to their gun laws pig.”

In that post, Miguel shares a memorandum from acting New Jersey Attorney General John J. H...

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Bridgegate Update: Not Christie’s Scandal?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 8:31pm 9/18/2014 at 8:31pm
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The nearly-year long investigation into New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s involvement in “Bridgegate” has revealed no evidence so far connecting Christie to last year’s George Washington Bridge lane shutdown that caused complete gridlock for commuters traveling between New York and New Jersey.

From NBC New York:

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NJ Gov. Chris Christie announces resignation of Port Authority chairman

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 28, 2014 at 5:44pm 3/28/2014 at 5:44pm
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The chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has resigned, according to a statement from NJ Governor Chris Christie in a news conference Friday.

From FOX News:

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced Friday that the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has resigned,...

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Hecklers disrupt Chris Christie town hall event

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 6:01pm 3/13/2014 at 6:01pm
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A handful of hecklers disrupted Chris Christie’s town hall meeting in Mount Laurel, NJ on Thursday, prompting the NJ Governor to fire back at their interruptions.

From CNN:

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s town hall Thursday was repeatedly interrupted by what appeared to be a coordinated effort by hecklers, four of whom took...

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Intense vetting of Chris Christie will make him a stronger candidate, if he survives it (Update: Vetting or Vendetta?)

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 31, 2014 at 10:59am 1/31/2014 at 10:59am
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Kevin Drum at Mother Jones has noticed the obvious — The NY Times is devoting enormous resources to going after Chris Christie.

The Times has found its mark, and now just needs actual news and actual wrongdoing to take him out. As Drum describes it, No Smoking Guns Yet, But the Noose...

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Chris Christie: “what has occurred does not define us or our state”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 7:00am 1/15/2014 at 7:00am
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NJ Governor Chris Christie addressed the recent Bridgegate controversy on Tuesday afternoon in the very opening of his State of the State speech.

The last week has certainly tested this Administration. Mistakes were clearly made. And as a result, we let down the people we are entrusted to serve. I know our...

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Strange bedfellows: Feds piling on Christie may finally rally conservative pushback

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 13, 2014 at 11:32am 1/13/2014 at 11:32am
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The other day I tried to make the distinction between dislike of Chris Christie, and joining the media mob which eventually will turn on Republican candidates you like. I told you not to feed that beast.

To defend Chris Christie:

This is not about Chris Christie. It’s about any number of other Republican...

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To defend Chris Christie

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 10, 2014 at 11:14am 1/10/2014 at 11:14am
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When it comes to Chris Christie and Bridgegate, there is, as National Journal points out, a lot of “he’s getting what he deserves” attitude among Republicans.

I get that. Christie likes to stick his finger in other Republicans’ eyes. He unfairly demonized Republicans upset that the Sandy Relief bill was stuffed with...

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