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The Takeaway

NJ Lawmakers Say Christie's Exxon Deal Stinks

Thursday, March 19, 2015

This week, the New Jersey State Senate approved two measures designed to push back against an environmental settlement Governor Chris Christie recently proposed to make with Exxon.

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The Takeaway

As New Jersey Struggles, Christie Hits the Road

Thursday, January 22, 2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is spending a lot of time away from his home state, and his popularity is starting to dip because of it. 

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WNYC News

Chris Christie's Dream Act: Winning the Latino Vote

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Governor Christie's courtship of Latino voters has taken him as far as Puebla, Mexico, where tens of thousands of Passaic, NJ, residents trace their families back to.

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WNYC News

Why Did Christie Delete 12 Bridgegate Text Messages?

Friday, December 05, 2014

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A new report contradicts sworn testimony by a top Christie aide and the governor's own story that the traffic jams were so unimportant he barely paid attention. 

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News

Christie Heads to Canada on Trade Mission

Thursday, December 04, 2014

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Governor Christie's two-day trade mission to Canada begins in Alberta, the origin of the controversial Keystone pipeline.

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What Our Ebola Quaratine Feels Like for One Nurse

Saturday, October 25, 2014

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Kaci Hickox, with Doctors Without Borders, detailed her ordeal as she was placed in mandatory quarantine in New Jersey, on orders from Gov. Chris Christie and Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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NJ Hospitals Designated to Take Ebola Patients, if They Come

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

On the same day University Hospital gets — and discharges — another false case of Ebola, Governor detailed the state's readiness plans.

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Listen to Christie's Bridgegate Rant

Friday, September 19, 2014

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When asked about Bridgegate documents, the governor rips into Democrats leading the legislature's investigation.

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Transportation Nation

Here's What New Jersey's New Transportation Commissioner Is Facing

Thursday, September 18, 2014

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Welcome back to the job, Jamie Fox. Now, how are you going to fix transportation in the country's most densely populated state?
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WNYC News

How Astorino Angered Christie and Lost Millions

Monday, July 28, 2014

Gov. Chris Christie found himself embroiled in a mini-controversy last week with a fellow Republican, New York gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino, after Christie said that the Republican Governors Association, which Christie leads, had no plans to spend money right now on behalf of Astorino

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New Jersey News

Why Didn't Team Christie Hear The Bridgegate Alarms?

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

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Today's marathon (seven hour!) testimony from a calm, respectful Michael Drewniak, the governor's colorfully-spoken spokesman (and unofficial liaison between the Port Authority and the governor's office), focused not on the Big Bridgegate Questions (who did this, and why?), but rather on a secondary question: Was there a cover-up? 

Drewniak's testimony, ...

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The Brian Lehrer Show

New Jersey Pensions - Political Investing

Monday, March 17, 2014

Lee Fang, contributing writer for The Nation, reporting fellow with The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute, and author of The Machine: A Field Guide to the Resurgent Right (The New Press, 2013), talks about his investigation into the investment practices of New Jersey's public pensions by the Christie administration.

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WNYC News

Christie Heckled at Shore Town Hall and Still Wins Over Crowd

Thursday, February 20, 2014

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Embattled by scandal and blamed for a slow Sandy recovery, Gov. Christie returned to a forum that he has tapped for populist strength during the first years of his governorship: The town hall meeting.

At a VFW hall in Port Monmouth, near the Shore so devastated by Sandy, Christie began ...

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WNYC News

Chris Christie Holds First Town Hall Since Bridgegate

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Governor Christie will hold his first town hall meeting with constituents - the first since members of his administration were directly linked to the order to close down traffic lanes at the George Washington Bridge in an apparent act of political payback.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Bridgegate: Week Six

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

New Jersey Public Radio reporter Matt Katz and managing editor, Nancy Solomon cover the latest in the investigations into the lane closures in Fort Lee as the Bridgegate scandal is now in its sixth week.

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WNYC News

Fuzzy Math: How Christie Divvied Up Sandy Mitigation Money

Monday, February 03, 2014

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Jersey City — the state’s second largest city — was awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars less than Newark and Elizabeth, cities of comparable size and storm damage.

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WNYC News

Hoboken Residents Differ On Mayor's Allegations Against Christie Administration

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Hoboken residents on Sunday were reflecting on the surprising revelations from their Mayor, Dawn Zimmer, who accused members of the Christie Administration of pressuring her to sign off on a redevelopment deal in exchange for Sandy aid.

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New Jersey News

Christie Mentions Bridgegate, Then Reiterates Old Proposals in State of the State

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

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Gov. Christie reiterated at the top of his high-profile State of the State speech Tuesday that "mistakes" were made in the bridgegate scandal, but he then quickly moved on to offer a range of proposals, most of which he has pushed in the past.

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This Week in Politics: Bridgegate

Saturday, January 11, 2014

The biggest scandal of Chris Christie's career threatens a potential presidential bid. Andrea Bernstein, Nancy Solomon and Matt Katz break it all down, and Matt tells us why team Christie is worried.

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New Jersey News

Christie Loses Pinelands Pipeline Vote

Friday, January 10, 2014

Some observers say the rejection of the Christie-backed gas pipeline could be a sign of weakened political strength amidst the George Washington Bridge scandal.

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