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WNYC News

Former Christie Allies Plead Not Guilty to Role in Traffic Scandal

Monday, May 04, 2015

Bill Baroni and Bridget Anne Kelly say they'll fight charges that they helped plot the politically motivated lane closures at the George Washington Bridge.

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WNYC News

Against Backdrop of Investigations, Christie Sounds Bipartisan Note in Second Inaugural

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Chris Christie was sworn in for a second term as New Jersey's governor, but the festive atmosphere was tempered by investigations into politically-motivated traffic tie-ups and the allocation of Sandy relief funds. Christie did not address the controversies in his remarks. 

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WNYC News

Hit By Scandal and Mocked By The Boss, Christie Needs 'High Hopes'

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Oh what a difference: Last year, it was TV talk shows and a lot of bombast. This year, Christie eats a big slice of humble pie served up by Bruce Springsteen.

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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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The Brian Lehrer Show

Bridgegate Takes its Toll on Chris Christie

Monday, January 13, 2014

Matt Katz says that so far, much of Christie's inner circle is implicated in "damage control," but questions about whether Christie himself was involved in the planning linger.

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New Jersey News

Thousands of Bridgegate Documents Released — Vulgarities Included

Friday, January 10, 2014

Thousands of pages of documents released Friday afternoon by New Jersey Democrats investigating Governor Chris Christie's Bridgegate scandal reveal new details about how the scandal unfolded.

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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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The Brian Lehrer Show

Bridgegate Unfolds

Friday, January 10, 2014

Mike Kelly, columnist at The Bergen Record, and New Jersey Public Radio's Matt Katz and Nancy Solomon discuss the latest in the George Washington Bridge closure scandal one day after Gov. Chris Christie's public apology.

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New Jersey News

Four Ways to Understand Bridgegate

Thursday, January 09, 2014

Thursday was a tough day for Chris Christie, and a dramatic one. With the release Friday of hundreds of pages of new documents related to the Bridgegate scandal, the New Jersey governor can probably expect more tough days ahead.

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New Jersey News

3 Stages of Chris Christie's Crisis Management

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

As the George Washington Bridge traffic scandal unfolded over the last six weeks, the man at the center of the storm started by shrugging it off. But after emails surfaced this week linking a top aide to the lane closures, the governor now says he's 'outraged' and is calling for action.

Update: Gov. Christie is holding a press conference at 11a.m., and we'll have it live right here.

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New Jersey News

Christie Makes Court Nominations That Raise Eyebrows

Friday, January 03, 2014

Giving up on another Supreme Court nomination, the Republican governor has now failed to get three of his nominees through the Democratic state senate.

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Transportation Nation

GW Bridge Officials Hire Lawyers, Get Delay on Subpoenas

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

The two main players in the George Washington Bridge controversy have hired prominent white collar criminal defense attorneys who immediately asked for a delay in providing subpoenaed documents.

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Transportation Nation

Meet the 9 People Entangled in Christie's GWB Controversy

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Retaliatory bridge closings. Public firings. Domain-name purchases involving political enemies. A federal investigation. The George Washington Bridge controversy has gone from strange to farcical, and we're here to help you sort out who's who.

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Transportation Nation

Next GWB Controversy Target: Chris Christie

Thursday, December 12, 2013

New Jersey Democrats investigating the handling of mysterious lane closures at the George Washington Bridge subpoenaed correspondence today from seven government officials in an effort to determine if Gov. Christie was involved. The same day, The Wall Street Journal reported that there's an alleged inter-state squabble between governors.

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