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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:

“My experience with federal law enforcement is...

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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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Chris Christie press conference on #bridgegate controversy

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 10:52am 1/9/2014 at 10:52am
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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will hold a press conference this morning at 11:00am, where he is expected to comment on the Bridgegate controversy.

You can watch the press conference opening statement below. (Full transcript here)

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Chris Christie: Don’t blame Bridgegate on me

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 7:00am 1/9/2014 at 7:00am
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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie issued a statement late Wednesday in response to the reports that a top staffer from his office and others were involved in controversial NJ lane closures at the George Washington Bridge.

In his statement Wednesday, Christie said he was misled by a member of his staff and...

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Media Meme – Chris Christie no longer refreshingly blunt, now just a bully

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 12:07pm 1/7/2014 at 12:07pm
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This is how they do it, do it.

Build up Chris Christie as the refreshingly moderate, blunt talking, cure-all for the “extremist” wing of the Republican Party.

Then tear him down, down, down.

From the NY Times on Christmas Eve, Stories Add Up as Bully Image Trails Christie:

It was the governor’s penchant for confrontation...

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Chris Christie slow cooks our goose

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 2:30pm 6/15/2013 at 2:30pm

Chris Christie all but hands Cory Booker a Senate seat on a silver platter, not giving Republicans a chance to mount what would have been a tough fight in 2014, and it’s cool and he’s a media star.

From John Sexton at Breitbart.com,

Chris Christie is running in 2016. This clip shows why...

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Saturday Night Card Game (“Big Boy” says “boy” and race card players go wild)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 6:00pm 3/16/2013 at 6:00pm

And now I rise to the defense of one Christopher James Christie:

George W. Bush nicknamed him “Big Boy.”

This dust-up is so stupid and pathetic it makes my head hurt.

You see, when you call a black man a “boy” it’s a racial pejorative. When you merely use the term “boy” as an...

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