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Two Indicted in NJ Bridgegate Scandal

Friday, May 01, 2015

After a 16-month-long federal investigation into the George Washington Bridge lane closings scandal dubbed "Bridgegate," two indictments have come down.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What We Know About Bridgegate Conspirator, David Wildstein

Friday, May 01, 2015

David Wildstein, former Port Authority official and ally of Governor Chris Christie, is expected to plead guilty later today.

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WNYC News

Criminal Charges in Bridgegate Case

Friday, May 01, 2015

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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. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Christie Associate Expected to Plead Guilty for Role In Bridgegate

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Bloomberg reported former Christie ally and alleged Bridgegate conspirator David Wildstein will be the first shoe to drop in the investigation. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Barney Frank; Staten Island DA Dan Donovan; the Nursing Life

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Criminal justice reforms and Baltimore's moment; GOP candidate for Congress Dan Donovan; Barney Frank; workplace hostility nurses face; NJ news as Bridgegate indictments loom.

WNYC News

WNYC Wins Peabody for 'Chris Christie, White House Ambitions, and the Abuse of Power'

Monday, April 20, 2015

WNYC's coverage of Governor Chris Christie and the Bridgegate scandal wins a major award.

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The Christie Tracker Podcast

New Subpoena? Bah! Christie Hits Campaign Trail

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

With the Jerry Jones controversy hanging over him, Christie makes a do-or-die trip to the live free or die state.

WNYC News

Former Port Authority Chairman to Retire from Private Law Firm

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

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

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Christie Drags His Feet in Post-Bridgegate Ethics Reform

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Last year, Christie promised to implement a series of reforms to prevent another Bridgegate. NJPR's Matt Katz discusses how Christie's promises have gone largely unfulfilled.

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New Jersey News

Cracks In Christie's Post-Bridgegate Ethics Reform

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

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. 

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The Christie Tracker Podcast

What the Bridgegate Fall Guy's Calendar Tells Us

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Gov. Christie can’t remember meetings with Wildstein. Calendars and photos tell a different story.

WNYC News

Bridgegate Fall Guy Was Inside Man

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Unearthed calendars from David Wildstein show he had more contact with Chris Christie's inner circle than the governor has previously acknowledged. 

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The Christie Tracker Podcast

Governor Christie’s Favorite Story

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

A story often told gets a closer look. The gov. makes his 13th trip to Iowa. Grumbling gets louder among NJ republicans. And the phrase “Chairman’s Flight” enters the lexicon.

WNYC News

Federal Bridgegate Investigators Interview Christie Whistleblower

Thursday, February 05, 2015

A former county prosecutor who says his refusal to drop a case against a Christie ally cost him his job says he detailed his abuse of power claims to federal investigators.

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The Christie Tracker Podcast

The 'Likely' Candidate: On the Precipice

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Gov. Christie's recent State of the State address sounded more like a presidential campaign speech than a policy road map for New Jersey. Will his brand appeal to a national audience?

The Brian Lehrer Show

Police Politics; Bridgegate Anniversary & Community Colleges

Friday, January 09, 2015

The standoff between the NYPD and City Hall; a year of Bridgegate; the President's plan for community college tuition relief; and a West Point English professor on war and peace.

The Brian Lehrer Show

Bridging the Gap Between Gov. Christie and Bridgegate, a Year Later

Friday, January 09, 2015

What we know from a year of investigations and analysis looking into the Christie administration’s infamous Bridgegate scandal.

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WNYC News

A Year After 'Traffic Problems' Email, Bridgegate in 18 Stories

Thursday, January 08, 2015

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It's been a year since Chris Christie's worst day in office.  Here's what we've learned so far about his administration's role in the George Washington Bridge scandal.

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WNYC News

Progress and Political Ploys at the Port Authority

Monday, December 29, 2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced sweeping reform plans for the Port Authority. But will their proposed makeover of the agency go far enough?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Why Christie's Missing Texts Might Be Bridgegate's Smoking Gun

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

WNYC Senior Editor for Politics and Policy Andrea Bernstein takes a look at why a series of text messages between Gov. Christie and a top aide during a legislative hearing.

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