8:35 PM, Jan 26, 2015 • By DANIEL HALPER
Governor Chris Christie is warning folks to get home by 9 p.m., before the worst of the snow storm is expected. New Jersey (and other states) are expecting to get hit by a blizzard tonight.
"By 9pm the storm is expected to worsen. Im asking everyone to be in their homes by 9pm. There is no reason to be outside. ," Christie tweeted.
Christie has a few more warnings:
8:49 PM, Jan 24, 2015 • By DANIEL HALPER
New Jersey governor Chris Christie spoke earlier today at Rep. Steve King's Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines. Christie may well have been the 2016 presidential candidate at the confab with the reputation for the most moderate conservative views. But while at first he was greeted with very modest applause, at the end of his 25 minute speech, he received a standing ovation from the conservative crowd:
8:08 PM, Jan 4, 2015 • By DANIEL HALPER
New Jersey governor Chris Christie celebrated the Cowboys playoff victory over the Detroit Lions by hugging Cowboys owner Jerry Jones:
The governors’ surprise. Nov 17, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 10 • By MICHAEL WARREN
CNN morning host Alisyn Camerota wanted to know: Where had Chris Christie been the night before, when it became clear Republicans would take control of the Senate? The New Jersey governor’s voice was hoarse, his eyes drooping. “I was in 19 states in the last five days,” Christie replied, cracking a weary smile. “So last night I was at home.” Yes, but the next morning, he was back at it, making it to CNN (and Fox News and NBC’s Today Show) to discuss the underreported story of Election 2014. Keeping the House and winning the Senate was all well and good.
12:36 AM, Nov 5, 2014 • By MARK HEMINGWAY
As it stands, Republican gubernatorial candiates have far exceeded expectations in tonight's midterms, having secured elections in blue states Illinois, Maryland, and Massachusetts, and at this hour, possibly Connecticut. Further, embattled GOP gubernatorial incumbents such as Scott Walker in Wisconsin and Sam Brownback in Kansas have been reelected.
12:48 PM, Aug 18, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Possible 2016 presidential candidate Chris Christie refused speak out against the police in Ferguson, Missouri, following the ongoing unrest there.
A reporter "asked Gov. Chris Christie on Friday if he thought there was a general problem in this country with the way police deal with young African American men and teenagers."
4:28 PM, Jul 18, 2014 • By MICHAEL WARREN
It's still a year and a half before the first presidential primaries of 2016, but Gallup has a new survey out asking Republicans and Democrats about the potential GOP candidates. Analyzing those candidates' familiarity and favorability among Republicans, Gallup has discovered the best known and best liked are former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee, Kentucky senator Rand Paul, Wisconsin congressman and 2012 vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan, and Texas governor Rick Perry.
Says Christie's the 'real deal' and 'spectacular.'1:57 PM, Apr 6, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Jeb Bush says that he'll "make up" his "mind at the end of this year" on whether he's running for president in 2016:
Mar 31, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 28 • By THE SCRAPBOOK
The Scrapbook continues to scratch its head over the barrels of ink spilled over the Chris Christie bridge scandal. It’s well worth reporting, but none of the Christie revelations to date justify the flood-the-zone coverage. So you’ll forgive us for suspecting that Christie’s political affiliation just might have something to do with the intense media interest. Compare and contrast with this story in the Philadelphia Inquirer last week, which, unless you live there, you probably haven’t heard about:
1:51 PM, Jan 20, 2014 • By MICHAEL WARREN
In this week's issue of THE WEEKLY STANDARD, the boss writes that nothing about Hillary Clinton's candidacy, nomination, or election to the presidency in 2016 is inevitable. Here's an excerpt:
1:22 PM, Jan 15, 2014 • By JONATHAN V. LAST
1.) So just how bad is this George Washington Bridge traffic incident?
It's bad. Pretty bad. Super bad, even. Chief executives just don't use the power of government to exact revenge on ordinary citizens for what they take to be political insubordination.
1:39 PM, Jan 9, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
The former top political advisor to President Barack Obama says that Chris Christie will live to "fight another day," if he's telling the truth. Axelrod made the comment in a tweet.
"Christie handled about as well as he could. Unless smoking gun turns up tying him to scheme, or others arise, he lives 2 fight another day," said Axelrod.
12:52 PM, Jan 9, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
New Jersey governor Chris Christie said today at a press conference that he's "a sad guy standing here today":
11:26 AM, Jan 9, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Chris Christie says that he is "responsible" and that he "was blindsided" by officials in his administration closing traffic lanes to punish his political opponents: