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  • Tale of Two Governors, coming soon to a theater near you

    The Coen brothers were struggling to come up with a treatment (Hollywood talk for the outline of a planned production) on their next weird movie. "How are we ever going to top 'O Brother, Where Art Thou?' or 'Miller's Crossing' when it comes to...
  • In Christie's denial, shades of Tricky Dick

    WASHINGTON -- Not since Richard Nixon assured an audience of newspaper editors in 1973 that "I am not a crook" has a major political figure so conspicuously defended his character as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has done in declaring, "I am not a bully....
  • Chris Christie documents reveal anger, chaos over bridge scandal

    Chris Christie documents reveal anger, chaos over bridge scandal
    A New Jersey lawmaker on Saturday said he intends to formally request Governor Chris Christie and his staff hand over more correspondence and documents related to the bridge scandal that has engulfed Christie, a rising star in the Republican Party....
  • Politicians give Chris Christie the benefit of the doubt, for now

    WASHINGTON -- A growing number of Republican and some Democratic leaders said Sunday that, for now, they are accepting at face value New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s word that he knew nothing about the George Washington Bridge traffic-jam scheme...
  • Supreme Court hints it may limit president's recess appointment power

    Supreme Court hints it may limit president's recess appointment power
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court hinted Monday it may move to limit a presidential power used since the days of George Washington to fill high-level vacancies during Senate recesses. A top Obama administration attorney ran into sharp skepticism from...
  • New polls show slight damage to Christie from bridge scandal

    New polls show slight damage to Christie from bridge scandal
    Enmeshed in a growing scandal over alleged political payback, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is facing a loss of confidence at home but as yet no significant damage to his national political standing, according to a pair of opinion surveys released...
  • Chris Christie, despite flaws, would be big improvement

    Chris Christie, despite flaws, would be big improvement
    My colleague Paul Carpenter beat me to the Chris Christie-Tom Corbett satirical column, which I was going to begin with the two governors walking into a bar. ("What upsets me the most is that this gives people such a distorted idea of my character,"...
  • The media and Chris Christie: Going overboard in Jersey

    What a bizarre spectacle. Assuming he did not lie during his marathon news conference last week, the feeding frenzy surrounding New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be remembered as one of those incredibly odd moments of elite journalistic hysteria that...
  • Supreme Court hints it may limit president's recess-appointments power

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court hinted Monday it may move to limit a presidential power used since the days of George Washington to fill high-level vacancies during Senate recesses. A top Obama administration attorney ran into sharp skepticism from...
  • A political bridge too far

    A multiple choice question: Select the scandal(s) that affects the most people and has long-term implications for the country in a time of war, a country with a struggling economy that last month produced the weakest job growth in decades. (According to...
  • Christie traps himself on a bridge to nowhere

    Christie traps himself on a bridge to nowhere
    Gov. Chris Christie had the best day he's going to have for a long time on Jan. 9. He had two hours to give his side of the lane closings on the George Washington Bridge that gridlocked Fort Lee, N.J., for four days in September. With his usual bluster,...