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Topic - Christopher J. Christie
After saying he would sign a Dream Act in New Jersey, Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday raised new objections to the version his state Assembly is getting ready to send him — raising questions about whether he is playing politics or trying to win the best possible deal from the Legislature.
With America's mainstream media taking the week off for the Thanksgiving holiday, the nation's lonely and underworked pollsters stepped up to feed the beast. Not surprisingly, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was a big winner, even if the 2016 election is three years away.
In terms of polling, N.J. Gov. Chris Christie has grabbed all the GOP love for president in 2016.
Not only is Obamacare a "train wreck," N.J. Gov. Chris Christie says, but it's a train wreck that even a newbie politico could have predicted.
Gov. Chris Christie arranged a surprise luncheon visit for his colleagues from former President George W. Bush — an appearance that sent the chattering class into a tizzy with its 2016 overtones.
In the absence of a clear agenda from a Congress widely labeled as dysfunctional, Republican governors used their annual meeting to identify broad policies they believe the nation needs to embrace, ranging from education, public employee-pension and tax reform to regulatory relief, transportation and energy infrastructure.
Republican governors gathered Wednesday in Scottsdale, Ariz., for their annual confab, with the tale of two very different colleagues looming large.
The hapless Richard Cohen has done it again. He was acting like a good scout in slandering Americans "with conventional views," and in the course of his noble endeavor, he brought down on himself the full force of the virtue patrol. Well, he has only himself to blame.
Chris Christie is an "excellent politician" who could easily win the Republican nod for the White House in 2016, left-leaning comedian Bill Maher told MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell on Tuesday.
Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, took another subtle swipe at New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's conservative credentials this week, while Mr. Christie dismissed such critiques and said he doesn't have any fence-mending to do after his landslide re-election earlier this month.
As Illinois becomes the 16th state to approve gay marriage at a public signing ceremony set for Wednesday, the political trench warfare over same-sex unions may be facing a watershed moment: Illinois is the last state where gay-marriage advocates have an advantage in both the governor's office and statehouse, and defenders of traditional marriage say the political playing field will be far more level in the remaining 34 states in the years ahead.
In my book, moderates and Tea Partyers urgently need a common strategy if they are to prevail in the 2016 elections. Without one, they are simply dead on arrival.
2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney described his run last year as a "fabulous" experience Friday, but asked whether he might do it again, his wife Ann took matters into her own hands.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie leads former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, 43 percent to 42 percent, in a new poll on the hypothetical 2016 presidential match-up.
Beware political prophets claiming to know the outcome of the next election. Such prophets are frauds. The whims of voters, being human, are notoriously fickle. Quinnipiac University polling, as reliable as any, now reveals that the current winds favor Republicans, proving only that voters have forgotten the government shutdown and have moved on, even if most of the pundits haven't.
"If they send me a clean tuition equity bill, I will sign it," he said. "If they don't, I won't sign it."
At his news conference, Mr. Christie said the burden is on the Legislature.