New Jersey governor Chris Christie is practically coasting toward reelection next week. The latest Real Clear Politics average of polls show a race that isn't even close. On Tuesday, just a year after Hurricane Sandy made landfall in New Jersey, the Republican spoke in Sea Bright, on the Jersey shore, about the work of his citizens to rebuild the communities devastated by the storm. Watch video of Christie's remarks below:Read more
New Jersey governor Chris Christie, asked on Tuesday to respond to an ongoing back and forth between himself and fellow Republican Rand Paul of Kentucky, said he was "asked a question" about national security and answered it.Read more
THE WEEKLY STANDARD podcast with Bill Kristol, hosted by Michael Graham:Read more
Marathon runners are cheaters. Not all of them, or even most of them, mind you. But of all the major endurance sports—bicycling, running, swimming—the men and women hoofing it at the 26.2-mile distance are the ones most prone not just to doping and steroids and other chemical/mechanical shenanigans, but outright cheating.
As people in New York were suffering and hospitals were being evacuated, the New York Times editorial page seized the occasion to score political points: “Disaster coordination is one of the most vital functions of ‘big government,’ which is why Mitt Romney wants to eliminate it.” This was dishonest partisan spin.Read more
Department of Homeland Security secretary Janet Napolitano will head to Staten Island tomorrow to view the clean-up from Hurricane Sandy.Read more
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