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  • Christie betting 2016 White House bid on town halls

    If Chris Christie runs for president, there's little doubt people will see plenty of the town halls the New Jersey governor is known for. That anything-goes format is his comfort zone, and voters tend to like it. Christie spent hours answering...
  • Million-dollar question: Lawmakers consider tax on wealthy

    It's the million-dollar question surrounding budget talks in New Jersey. As Gov. Chris Christie and lawmakers head toward a June 30 budget deadline, Democrats who control the Legislature have proposed raising taxes on residents whose income tops seven...
  • Potential GOP presidential candidates make their cases

    Potential GOP presidential candidates make their cases
    The first big 2016 Republican presidential event in Florida saw seven potential candidates call for tax reform and less government Tuesday with only the state's former Gov. Jeb Bush and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie pushing economic ideas outside the GOP...
  • Bush, Rubio, Walker, Christie all at Disney Tuesday

    Bush, Rubio, Walker, Christie all at Disney Tuesday
    The 2016 presidential campaign kicks off in a big way in Florida Tuesday as U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and six current or former Republican governors who are or are planning to run for president all will give economic speeches at Walt Disney World. The...
  • Don't cry for Chris Christie

    Don't cry for Chris Christie
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wants an apology. He wants it from all in the media who dared to raise questions about the ethics of his administration and to wonder if he personally was involved in "Bridgegate." That scandal, you may recall, had to do...
  • Christie calls for new government surveillance powers

    Christie calls for new government surveillance powers
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie offered a vigorous defense of post-Sept. 11 surveillance tactics on Monday, backing existing programs and calling for an expansion of intelligence-gathering capabilities even as Congress seeks ways to rein in the programs....
  • California donors wait for a favorite to emerge from big GOP presidential field

    California donors wait for a favorite to emerge from big GOP presidential field
    Newport Beach businessman Dale Dykema is a highly sought-after guest when potential Republican presidential candidates visit California. He recently attended an intimate dinner with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, a cocktail party headlined by Wisconsin...
  • Jonathan Rauch: Chris Christie's political 'machine' is not such a bad thing

    Jonathan Rauch: Chris Christie's political 'machine' is not such a bad thing
    Here's a question whose answer may seem obvious, but isn't. Which is worse, a system in which political hacks can cause a massive traffic jam as a form of political payback, or a system in which it's a federal crime for political hacks to exact such...
  • Marijuana laws pose dilemma for Republican presidential hopefuls

    Marijuana laws pose dilemma for Republican presidential hopefuls
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's response in a recent radio interview to a question about legal marijuana was in keeping with his tough-on-crime persona. A former prosecutor and potential presidential candidate, Christie has long been a staunch opponent...
  • A disgraceful defense of 'Bridgegate' politics

    To the editor: Jonathan Rauch's idea that a system of favors and rewards helps get things done in a democratic republic reaches its apotheosis in the mafia. As Don Corleone said, for those who wouldn't cooperate, "I'll make him an offer he can't refuse"...
  • 'Bridgegate' scandal: 2 former allies of Gov. Chris Christie plead not guilty

    'Bridgegate' scandal: 2 former allies of Gov. Chris Christie plead not guilty
    Two former allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have pleaded not guilty to charges involving an alleged political retribution scheme that closed access lanes of the George Washington Bridge. Bridget Anne Kelly, Christie’s former deputy chief...