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Christie Is So Focused On New Jersey He May Announce Run For President There
Matt Katz | February 25, 2015 | Katz on Christie
Gov. Chris Christie's first town hall meeting in six months began with a detailed, if not dry, explanation of his pension reform plan. He pointed to charts around the room at the Moorestown Recreation Center in Burlington County ...
Does Christie's 'Don't Raise Taxes' Pledge Include the Gas Tax?
Matt Katz | February 19, 2015 | Katz on Christie
So is Gov. Christie now definitely against a new gas tax? Was that the signal he was sending at his speech Thursday night at the annual New Jersey Chamber of Commerce dinner?
Governor Christie’s Favorite Story
Matt Katz | February 11, 2015 | Katz on Christie
This week, Governor Christie made his 13th appearance in Iowa in the past five years. As he often does at campaign speeches, he tells a powerful, personal story about his mother on her deathbed...
Complete List of All The Famous People Chris Christie Hangs Out With
Matt Katz | February 5, 2015 | Katz on Christie
Cowboys games with team owner Jerry Jones, and parties in the Middle East with the King of Jordan and Bono...
New Jersey GOP Sours On Their Governor
Matt Katz | February 4, 2015 | Katz on Christie
Gov. Chris Christie was across the pond Monday on a foreign trip to London, dealing with a series of public relations problems. First there was report ...
How Christie Will Try Not to Lose Iowa
Matt Katz | January 26, 2015 | Katz on Christie
The New Jersey Democrats, independents and minority voters who broke from their traditional political camps to help give Gov. Christie a 22-point reelection victory just 14 months ago ...
Bon Jovi, Jerry Jones & Chris Christie
Matt Katz | January 22, 2015 | Katz on Christie
Gov. Chris Christie's much discussed friendship with Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones began with none other than Jon Bon Jovi ...
The YouTube Governor, Decoded
Matt Katz | January 21, 2015 | Katz on Christie
Any day now, Gov. Chris Christie is expected to formally announce that he’s exploring a presidential run. In six years he has gone from a relatively unknown US Attorney in New Jersey to a household name around the country...
Christie's 'State of the State' Speech Nods at State of the Nation
Matt Katz | January 13, 2015 | Katz on Christie
Chris Christie, who appears to be on the verge of announcing a run for president, told the New Jersey Legislature on Tuesday that his leadership of the state is an unqualified success ...
Christie Inserts Himself Back Into 2016 Conversation With "Our Dreams" Video
Matt Katz | January 13, 2015 | Katz on Christie
Governor Chris Christie wasn't in New Jersey a whole lot last year, but when he was, he could be found in the inner city...
Christie Goes To Football Game, Ignites Twitter, Draws Ethics Questions
Matt Katz | January 6, 2015 | Katz on Christie
Gov. Chris Christie has become the unlikely personal good luck charm of Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who has fronted thousands of dollars to send the New Jersey governor to games ...
Democratic Findings: New Bridgegate Docs Add to the Mystery
Matt Katz | December 5, 2014 | Katz on Christie
Most of the material in the New Jersey Legislature’s brand-new Interim report on Bridgegate is already known to the public, having been disclosed by journalists, Gov. Chris Christie’s lawyers and the witnesses themselves ...
There But for the Grace of God Goes Christie
Matt Katz | November 18, 2014 | Katz on Christie
In the beginning, Gov. Chris Christie’s Catholicism was a personal affair. When he was famously asked in 2011 why he sends his four kids to Catholic school instead of the public schools he oversees, Christie said this: "Ya know what? First off, Gayle, that’s none of your business ...
How Christie Will Rely on Mouth, Money & Moxie To Run For President
Matt Katz | November 13, 2014 | Katz on Christie
Everywhere Gov. Chris Christie went around the country in the final week of the mid-term elections, people kept praising him for this: "Sit down and shut up!"
This Week in Politics: Chris Christie, Billionaire Whisperer
Matt Katz | November 8, 2014 | Katz on Christie
This week in politics one of our area governors, New Jersey's Chris Christie, wins big nationally and starts whispering to billionaires ...
Christie's New Hampshire Dress Rehearsal
Matt Katz | November 4, 2014 | Katz on Christie
He looked like a road-weary but fired-up presidential candidate: The hoarse voice, the “Jersey Fresh”-emblazoned fleece for the New Hampshire chill, the slight tan from the swing to the southern states ...
Chris Christie, GOP Mercenary
Matt Katz | November 3, 2014 | Katz on Christie
"I am a mercenary in this job," Gov. Chris Christie said last month while campaigning for Republicans in Maryland. "I go to places where we can win."
Christie tells Sandy Protester to "Sit Down & Shut Up"
Matt Katz | October 29, 2014 | Katz on Christie
Gov. Chris Christie marked the second anniversary of Sandy with a tour of the Jersey Shore to check in on the rebuilding process of towns affected by the storm.
How Ebola Is Affecting Christie and Cuomo Politically
Matt Katz | October 28, 2014 | Katz on Christie
The controversial Ebola quarantine policy announced four days ago by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie quickly blew up into a national issue ...
Chris Christie's Quarantine Quagmire Is Over (for now)
Matt Katz | October 27, 2014 | Katz on Christie
On Friday afternoon, Gov. Chris Christie took decisive action: Those exposed to Ebola in West Africa would be subject to a mandatory quarantine ...
Governors Defend Decisions On Ebola Quarantines
Matt Katz | October 26, 2014 | Katz on Christie
Chris Christie's Millions
Matt Katz | October 16, 2014 | Katz on Christie
With gubernatorial elections looming in 36 states, Gov. Chris Christie has so far helped to raise $90 million for the Republican Governors Association, with money coming from conservative millionaires ...
Christie and Clinton Just Began Their 2016 Fight For Pennsylvania
Matt Katz | October 9, 2014 | Katz on Christie
When Gov. Chris Christie travels the country campaigning for candidates, he's usually the warm-up act at rallies — he bashes the opponent, rallies the faithful, and then introduces the candidate . . .
Christie's Surprise Iowa Campaign Stop
Matt Katz | October 5, 2014 | Katz on Christie
Gov. Chris Christie found another reason to go to Iowa. Christie made his second of three scheduled trips to Iowa this campaign cycle on Friday for an event that was sold to the national media as . . .
On The Campaign Trail, This Is Not 2012's Chris Christie
Matt Katz | September 30, 2014 | Katz on Christie
Independence, OH - Three potential presidential rivals stood on a makeshift stage in a cavernous warehouse: There was Gov. Chris Christie, of course, continuing his rapid return to the top tier of possible Republican candidates . . .
Christie's GOP Campaigning Takes Him To Ohio
Matt Katz | September 30, 2014 | Katz on Christie
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's role as head of the Republican Governors' Association will see him travel to six state in eight days campaigning for GOP candidates across the country . . .
Is Christie's Barnstorming a Preview of 2016?
Matt Katz | September 29, 2014 | Katz on Christie
Over the next eight days, Gov. Chris Christie will visit six states to campaign for Republican candidates . . .
Christie's Not in New Jersey Much — But When He Is, He Gets Around
Matt Katz | September 24, 2014 | Katz on Christie
Smack in the middle of an eight-state, seven-day barnstorming tour for Republican gubernatorial and senate candidates, Gov. Chris Christie concentrated on New Jersey on Wednesday – in a very public way . . .
How The Media (Briefly) Exonerated Christie
Matt Katz | September 24, 2014 | Katz on Christie
It started innocently enough last Thursday night – with a scoop from WNBC, the local affiliate in New York . . .
Asked for Documents, Christie Gives a Piece of His Mind
Matt Katz | September 18, 2014 | Katz on Christie
Faced with new accusations that he's not providing all the Bridgegate-related documents he has promised to release, Gov. Chris Christie went on a 3 1/2-minute rant today . . .
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