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Christie comes under attack as he heads to New Hampshire

Christie comes under attack as he heads to New Hampshire | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
(CNN) -- On the eve of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's visit to New Hampshire, a conservative group is launching a television commercial that criticizes the potential 2016 Republican presidential contender over his Garden State record on judicial nominations.
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Chris Christie dings Obama, won’t rule out 2016

Chris Christie dings Obama, won’t rule out 2016 | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
NASHVILLE — Despite an upcoming trip to Iowa, Chris Christie said Saturday that he’s not preparing to launch a White House bid— yet. He also called on fellow Republicans to come up with an alternative to Obamacare, and said the escalating crisis in the Middle East is partly the fault of President Barack Obama, who doesn’t “stand...
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Opinion: 4 ways Gov. Chris Christie kept moving forward

Opinion: 4 ways Gov. Chris Christie kept moving forward | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
Julian Zelizer observes how Gov. Chris Christie has remained politically viable
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How has he managed to stay politically viable so far?

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Is Chris Christie going to be indicted soon?

Is Chris Christie going to be indicted soon? | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
Indictments against four cronies are near certain, sources say. Only question is if David Samson, Christie's longtime crony, will flip.
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NJ Politics Roundup: Bridge scandal testimony, Christie pension plan, and more - NJ.com

NJ Politics Roundup: Bridge scandal testimony, Christie pension plan, and more - NJ.com | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
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Christie’s Mastro Mistake: Report Backfires Politically and Legally

Christie’s Mastro Mistake: Report Backfires Politically and Legally | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
Memos bolster Zimmer allegations, provide roadmap for investigators, undermine credibility of Mastro report
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Chris Christie Is Toast

Chris Christie Is Toast | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
The good news for Chris Christie is that some of the country’s most prominent pundits believe that nearly three months after the George Washington Bridge scandal first broke, the New Jersey governor is in good shape. “You go around and you talk to Republicans, and they like Chris Christie more today than they did three months ago …...
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Hoboken leaders clear way for new witness in Christie scandal investigation: Could this vindicate Christie?

Hoboken leaders clear way for new witness in Christie scandal investigation: Could this vindicate Christie? | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
The U.S. Attorney in New Jersey could be meeting with a new witness soon as part of the investigation into allegations that members of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's administration held Superstorm Sandy recovery funds hostage in Hoboken.
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He keeps saying it: Christie says Bridgegate won't impact whether he runs for President

He keeps saying it: Christie says Bridgegate won't impact whether he runs for President | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
"Impact running as a choice, I'm just telling you that it won,'t," New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said Friday, addressing the politically-motivated shuttering of lanes on the ...
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Chris Christie's Bridgegate troubles opened the door for lots of backroom activity by potential GOP Presidential candidates in 2016.

Chris Christie's Bridgegate troubles opened the door for lots of backroom activity by potential GOP Presidential candidates in 2016. | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio spent the past year getting battered over immigration reform — and building a presidential-level political operation with heavy investments in digital and data analytics. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has already visited New York City four times this year, pushing into big-money turf once dominated by New Jersey Gov. Chris...
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Emails Link Christie Political Aides to Bridge Scandal

Emails Link Christie Political Aides to Bridge Scandal | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
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Chris Christie update: Another major polling drop - Salon

Chris Christie update: Another major polling drop - Salon | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
Salon Chris Christie update: Another major polling drop Salon This approach was never anything more than the least-worst option available to Christie, but if a newly released poll is anything to go by, it looks like keeping out of the news cycle...
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Sarah Palin zings Chris Christie

Sarah Palin zings Chris Christie | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
INSIDE EDITION’S Jim Moret spent the day in Alaska with Sarah Palin to get the inside scoop about the possibility of her running for president plus her thoughts on Chris Christie’s recent scandals and Clay Aiken running for congress.
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Bridgegate follows Christie, wherever he goes - like to Iowa

Bridgegate follows Christie, wherever he goes - like to Iowa | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
(CNN) -- Chris Christie's jam packed swing through Iowa on Thursday is advertised as being all about the 2014 midterm elections.

But the visit by the Republican governor of New Jersey and potential GOP presidential contender has plenty of 2016 implications, as Christie tries to get beyond the bri...
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2016 Watch: Christie back to New Hampshire

2016 Watch: Christie back to New Hampshire | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
(CNN) -- Chris Christie's headed back to New Hampshire, again.

The New Jersey governor and chairman of the Republican Governors Association will headline a fundraiser for the Granite State's GOP at the end of July.
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Christie’s office pushes back amid questions about improper actions and ANOTHER bridge

Christie’s office pushes back amid questions about improper actions and ANOTHER bridge | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
Updated 5:20 p.m. ET, 6/24/2014

(CNN) – Chris Christie’s office argued Tuesday there’s nothing new about a report suggesting the New Jersey governor may have another bridge problem.
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Bridgegate scandal: Christie's lawyers billed New Jersey taxpayers $2.16M in February

Bridgegate scandal: Christie's lawyers billed New Jersey taxpayers $2.16M in February | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
Combined with an earlier invoice from January, the law firm Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has now billed $3.26 million.
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Christie: Bridgegate Will Have No Effect On 2016

Christie: Bridgegate Will Have No Effect On 2016 | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said the scandal over the closure of lanes to the George Washington Bridge "will be a footnote" by the time the 2016 presidential race is under way, adding that he is still considering a run for the White House
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Does Chris Christie have another Bridgegate scandal brewing? Maybe so.

Does Chris Christie have another Bridgegate scandal brewing? Maybe so. | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
(CNN) -- The George Washington Bridge may not be the only one used in an apparent act of political retribution by appointees of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, and a familiar name in that scandal has surfaced anew.
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Former NJ Governor Thomas Kean says that one of Christie’s flaws “is that he makes enemies and keeps them.”

Former NJ Governor Thomas Kean says that one of Christie’s flaws “is that he makes enemies and keeps them.” | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
What does the bridge scandal say about Chris Christie’s ability to handle New Jersey’s notorious politics? His mentor, former Governor Thomas Kean, says that one of Christie’s flaws “is that he makes enemies and keeps them.”
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Ouch! The careening ego that is Chris Christie is explored by the incisive reporting of the "New Yorker Magazine."

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Christie Bridge Scandal Compounded by Contractors' Undisclosed Donations

Christie Bridge Scandal Compounded by Contractors' Undisclosed Donations | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
With or without Bridgegate, Chris Christie's ethics troubles will linger.
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Christie: Bridgegate scandal hasn't changed thinking on 2016 White House bid

Christie: Bridgegate scandal hasn't changed thinking on 2016 White House bid | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
Christie, however, said he would not make "any conclusion until I absolutely have to."
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Report: Chris Christie’s Bridgegate probe clears...Chris Christie

Report: Chris Christie’s Bridgegate probe clears...Chris Christie | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s review of “Bridgegate” has found that he was not involved in the controversial George Washington Bridge lane closures in September that have plagued his administration, according to a report. Citing those with “firsthand knowledge of the inquiry,” The New York Times reported that while...
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Despite Bridgegate, Chris Christie is still pretty popular

Despite Bridgegate, Chris Christie is still pretty popular | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
It hasn't been a good couple months for Chris Christie. This much we know.
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Report: Another 'Bridgegate' figure

Report: Another 'Bridgegate' figure | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
A Port Authority police officer is implicated in the George Washington Bridge lane-closure scandal.
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