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New Jersey News

Will Christie Leave Another Pile of Federal Cash on the Table?

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

NJPR

The governor has 2 weeks to spend millions in Affordable Care Act funds or it returns to Washington.

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New Jersey News

American Dream Not Realized In Time For Super Bowl

Saturday, February 01, 2014

NJPR

As thousands flock to MetLife Stadium this weekend, the vision of a huge money-making entertainment  complex next door has turned into a mirage.

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WNYC News

This Week In Politics: The Snowball Effect

Saturday, January 25, 2014

WNYC

Snow created problems on both sides of the Hudson this week: for Mayor Bill de Blasio, who was forced to acknowledge that "more could have been done" when it came to snow removal; and for Chris Christie, whose inaugural party had to be cancelled. The Governor delivered his inaugural address even as FBI agents began to investigate a second allegation of abuse of power — this one over a Hoboken development deal and Sandy aid.

WNYC's Andrea Bernstein, Brigid Bergin and New Jersey Public Radio's Nancy Solomon break it all down.

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WNYC News

At Inaugural, Christie Ignores Scandal

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Canons fired outside under a heavy snow, and Chris Christie was sworn in to a second term as governor of New Jersey at the Trenton War Memorial even as scandal continued to consume his administration and throw his once-bright political future into question.

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WNYC News

Christie Gets a Super Bowl Box After All

Friday, January 17, 2014

NJPR

For a while, it looked like New Jersey's Chris Christie wouldn't get to watch the Super Bowl from the vantage of a luxury box. But thanks to an agency he controls, Christie will get access to box seats on Feb. 2 after all.

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The New Yorker: Political Scene

Hendrik Hertzberg and John Cassidy on Chris Christie and Bridgegate.

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Hendrik Hertzberg and John Cassidy on Chris Christie and Bridgegate.

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WNYC News

Panel Investigating Bridgegate Hires Counsel, Preps Subpoenas

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

NJPR

One of the two New Jersey committees investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal in Fort Lee has hired a former federal prosecutor as its legal advisor, chosen its members, and is working on new subpoenas.

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WNYC News

G-W-Bridge Lane Closures Investigation Widens

Monday, January 13, 2014

New Jersey Public Radio

Both the Senate and the Assembly are creating two investigative committees that will focus solely on the George Washington Bridge scandal.

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WQXR Blog

William Schuman's GWB Tribute Finds New Resonance

Friday, January 10, 2014

Perhaps some classical music can soothe a political scandal. William Schuman's George Washington Bridge has been a favorite of concert band directors since its premiere in 1950.

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Slate Political Gabfest

The Political Gabfest: The "I Am Not a Bully" Edition

Friday, January 10, 2014

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson, and Emily Bazelon. This week: The Chris Christie scandal, the Republican poverty push, and the sad case of a brain-dead woman and her unborn child.

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The Takeaway

Gov. Christie: 'I Am Not A Bully'

Thursday, January 09, 2014

In a press conference Thursday morning, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said his staff lied to him about their involvement in the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal. Gov. Christie apologized to the people of New Jersey, saying that he was embarrassed and humiliated by the conduct of the members of his team. The governor also announced that he had fired aide Bridget Kelly, calling her “stupid” and “deceitful” at the conference. Joining The Takeaway to explain these revelations is Todd Zwillich, The Takeaway's Washington correspondent.

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Transportation Nation

As Subpoenaed Documents Are Handed Over, Christie (Again) Dismisses Bridge Controversy

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

New Jersey Democrats spent the day before Christmas reviewing newly-released documents over the George Washington Bridge controversy.

Democrats are trying to find out if Gov. Christie’s two appointees at the Port Authority lied when they said a traffic study forced the four-day closure of local lanes to the bridge. Subpoenas to the appointees, David Wildstein and Bill Baroni, were turned over by their attorneys to Assemblyman John Wisniewski, a Democrat leading the inquiry.

 

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WNYC News

Health Care Enrollment Sputtering in NJ

Friday, December 13, 2013

NJPR

When it comes to signing up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act, New Jersey’s having a tough time. 

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Transportation Nation

Christie Sarcastically Denies Involvement in GW Bridge Traffic Controversy

Monday, December 02, 2013

Not only did Christie deny the suggestion that he had anything to do with  the closures — he dismissed the accusation as absurd.

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New Jersey News

Christie Finally Gets a Supreme Court Nominee Confirmed

Monday, November 18, 2013

NJPR

New Jersey Gov. Christie did something Monday that he has only been able to do once before in his four years in office: He moved a Supreme Court nominee through the Democratic-controlled Legislature.

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Slate Political Gabfest

The Political Gabfest: The It's Not Plagiarism If You Say It in a Loud Voice Edition

Friday, November 08, 2013

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon. This week: Christie's decisive victory, Paul's apparent plagiarism, and Bazelon's Nazi anatomists.

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The New Yorker: Political Scene

Hendrik Hertzberg and Ryan Lizza on Chris Christie.

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Hendrik Hertzberg and Ryan Lizza on Chris Christie.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

New Jersey, Virginia, and Bipartisan America

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

As Republican Chris Christie cruised to re-election in Blue New Jersey, Democrat Terry McCauliffe squeaked out a victory in less-and-less-Red Virginia. Glenn Thrush, White House reporter for Politico, and Nancy Solomon, managing editor of New Jersey Public Radio, discuss the two races and what it says about the GOP, the changing American electorate, and the 2016 presidential race. Plus: a check-in with WAMU's Northern Virginia reporter Michael Pope.

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WNYC News

Some Progress in NY Health Exchange, But Slow Going in NJ

Sunday, October 13, 2013

The rollout of the health insurance exchanges is starting to gain momentum in New York, but progress continues to be slow in New Jersey.

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Transportation Nation

Buono to Christie on NJ Transit: "Man Up"

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

NJ Governor Christie's Democratic opponent says he needs to "man up" and take responsibility for a host of issues -- including getting to the bottom of what happened to New Jersey Transit's trains during Sandy

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