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Fort Lee Residents React to First Bridgegate Guilty Plea

In the town hit hardest by the George Washington Bridge lane closures, some are comparing Gov. Christie to Tony Soprano, while others are more forgiving.

Criminal Charges in Bridgegate Case

David Wildstein pleaded guilty Friday to conspiracy charges that he punished the mayor of Fort Lee by closing lanes to the George Washington Bridge. See our Christieverse interactive. 

Christie Defends Decision to Send NJ Troopers to Baltimore

He sent 150 state troopers to Baltimore to aide in the response to violent protests there.

Two-and-a-Half Years After Sandy, Storm Victims Continue to Struggle

Only about 10 percent of New Jersey residents who received state aid to re-build post Sandy have been able to move back into their homes. They are anxious, frustrated and angry.

Tampered Engineering Reports Only the Beginning for Sandy Victims

Experts warn problems with adjuster estimates may be more widespread, but harder to find.

15 Percent of NJ 11th-Graders Opted out of PARCC Tests

Elementary schools see higher participation rates than middle and high schools.

Got Potholes? Don't Just Blame the Weather

Mechanics say they've seen record numbers of cars come in this year with blown out tires and bent rims. But the blame may not lie where you'd expect.

Chris Christie Went To New Hampshire and Talked About EVERYTHING

Social Security, check. Medicare, check. 

Christie Would Push Back Eligibility Age for Social Security, Medicare

The New Jersey governor says the age of eligibility should be pushed back for future retirees.

Union Beach Flood Control Offers Hope to Sandy-Ravaged Community

Residents are thrilled by the news, while environmentalists await further details of ambitious waterfront construction plan

Christie's Record on Sandy Recovery Is Hurting his Run for President

The governor’s handling of the storm has already lost the backing of some well-heeled party faithfuls.

Former Port Authority Chairman to Retire from Private Law Firm

David Samson steps down from his law and lobbying firm as federal prosecutors continue to investigate his tenure at the Port Authority.

Chris Christie to Test Drive His Popular Town Halls in New Hampshire

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie still hasn't officially declared himself a presidential candidate, but he's planning on spending three days in New Hampshire next week.

Menendez Pleads Not Guilty

Menendez pleaded not guilty before a federal judge. He's charged with 14 counts of corruption that allege he used his Senate seat to benefit Florida eye doctor Salomon Melgin.

Key Takeaways From the Menendez Indictment

New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez has been indicted on 14 counts of corruption. Among the alleged crimes: securing visas for a wealthy donor's Dominican and Ukranian girlfriends.

Menendez on Federal Corruption Charges: 'I Will Be Vindicated'

The senior New Jersey Senator has been indicted for accepting gifts from a friend who is also a political donor. 

Working to Keep Politics Out of NJ's Pension-Fund Investments

Offered a chance to put wider restrictions in place, NJ State Investment Council says it will first look to tightening current regulations

Organic Kale Salad with a Side of Hope

A pop-up restaurant in Union Beach, N.J., offers a weekly night out for a town still struggling to recover from Sandy.

Cracks In Christie's Post-Bridgegate Ethics Reform

Allies installed in watchdog roles, an ethics panel disbanded, policies left unstrengthened. A year later, Bridgegate ethics reform in the governor's office is marked by unmet promises. 

Undefeated Princeton Women Take on NCAA, Trying to Make Ivy History

Only one women's Ivy League basketball team has ever won a game in the tournament. Now the undefeated Lady Tigers are trying to show they can compete for a national title.