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55th Governor of New Jersey, former U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey

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Chris Christie: 55th Governor of New Jersey, former U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey
Christopher James Christie is an American politician, political commentator, lobbyist and former federal prosecutor who served as the 55th Governor of New Jersey from 2010 to 2018.

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Christie blames Obama, Congress for secondary homeowners' Sandy aid problems

Secondary homeowners are not eligible to receive federal Hurricane Sandy relief money, a situation N.J. Gov. Chris Christie blamed on Washington.
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1/31: Gov. Chris Christie thrown under the bus in bridge scandal; The silver linings playbook of an ALS patient

The former Port Authority executive who set the George Washington Bridge lane closings in motion said New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie knew more about the closures than he has acknowledged; and, Steve..
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NJ Gov. Chris Christie answers questions about the bridge scandal

POLITICO's Katie Glueck discusses subpoenas being issued involving the investigation.
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2/1: Gov. Chris Christie faces new questions over Bridgegate; Extraordinary security measures for the Super Bowl

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is facing new questions about what he knew about lane closures near the George Washington Bridge, which were allegedly engineered by aides as political payback against a..
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Giuliani: Latest Christie bridge charges not legally significant

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani defends N.J. Gov. Chris Christie amid allegations that he was aware of traffic-snarling George Washington Bridge closures in real time.
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Christie's counterattack: Former ally accuses governor of being untruthful

David Wildstein, a N.J. Gov. Chris Christie appointee who oversaw the controversial lane closures, is accusing Christie of knowing about the closures as they were happening. Christie circulated an..
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How will Bridgegate affect Christie's presidential aspirations

As New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie faces allegations over the George Washington Bridge lane closures that were allegedly orchestrated by aides as political payback, the scandal has the potential to..
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FTN Page 2: February 2

Miss the second half of the show? The latest on Gov. Chris Christie’s traffic controversy and more with a panel of experts.
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February 2: Giuliani, McDonough, Cantor

The latest on Gov. Chris Christie's traffic controversy, immigration reform, and more, with former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani, White House chief of staff Denis McDonough, House Majority Leader Eric..
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Could Christie face legal trouble in bridge scandal?

The scandal surrounding lane closures on the George Washington Bridge is already a political problem for Gov. Chris Christie, but could it also be a legal problem? Kimberley Strassel, David Gergen, Bob..
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Christie investigation: FBI interviews Hoboken mayor's aides

The FBI is investigating new charges of political payback by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Sources tell CBS News that agents interviewed two top aides to Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer. Charlie Rose..
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Hoboken mayor stands by claim Christie withheld Sandy funds

Hoboken mayor Dawn Zimmer met with the U.S. Attorney’s office in N.J. to back up claims that governor Chris Christie’s administration threatened to withhold Superstorm Sandy funds if she did not..
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Chris Christie’s Lt. Gov. denies Sandy aid allegation

New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno on Monday flatly denied she attempted to use relief for Superstorm Sandy as leverage to compel the mayor of Hoboken, N.J., to approve a development project.
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Cummings wishes Bob Gates "waited a little longer" to write book

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., offers his thoughts on Bob Gates' new memoir, Gov. Chris Christie's traffic scandal, and other topics.
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Schieffer on Christie scandal, Gates' book

"Face the Nation" anchor Bob Schieffer discusses the recent political drama surrounding New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and President Obama and the takeaway for both men, as the try to control the..
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Chris Christie apologizes for traffic scandal

Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., apologizes and says he’s fired one aide and punished a former campaign manager after evidence emerges of political motivation behind lane closures on highly trafficked..
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Christie: I was "blindsided" by traffic scandal revelations

Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., says he had no knowledge of his aides' involvement in politically motivated lane closures on the George Washington Bridge, but adds that he bears ultimate responsibility.
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November 10: Christie, Netanyahu, Panetta,

The latest on domestic politics and the negotiations over Iran's nuclear program with Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, and..
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Will the president's Obamacare apology soothe his critics?

Amy Walter, John Dickerson, Phil Musser, and Stephanie Cutter discuss the Obamacare rollout, the Virginia governor's race, Gov. Chris Christie's potential presidential bid, and more.
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Christie: President's Obamacare apology "not enough"

Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., talks Obamacare, the future of the Republican Party, his own political future, and more.
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Open: This is Face the Nation, November 10

The latest on domestic politics and the negotiations over Iran's nuclear program with Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, and..
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Who Is Bill Stepien? A Data-Obsessed Campaign Manager for Trump's 2020 Campaign

Mr. Stepien, a former aide to Chris Christie who has been shadowed by the Bridgegate scandal, brings a data-centric style to the president’s lagging re-election effort.
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New Jersey 'Bridgegate' scandal convictions tossed by U.S. Supreme Court

Aides to former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie who were at the center of the "Bridgegate" scandal engaged in corruption and abuse of power but not criminal acts, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on..
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U.S. Supreme Court overturns New Jersey 'Bridgegate' scandal convictions

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday threw out the criminal convictions of two associates of former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie involved in the "Bridgegate" scandal in a ruling that places new..
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Chris Christie sits in as Supreme Court considers whether Bridgegate was actually a crime

"I'm glad he's paying attention," Bridget Anne Kelly said of Christie's decision to come to Washington.
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Supreme Court's war on prosecutors meets 'Bridgegate'

The court's impatience with federal prosecutors, even in cases of political corruption, may benefit ex-New Jersey governor Chris Christie's cronies.
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Christie defends Trump's immigration shift, Mexico visit

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie discusses Trump's recent meeting with the Mexican president and his plan to build a wall and have Mexico pay for it. Christie says that Trump's negotiating skills..
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Christie pushes back on "pay to play" allegations for Trump charity

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addresses the IRS penalty Trump's foundation because of a donation it gave to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's political committee.
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Christie says President Trump's travel ban "should have been done better"

Governor Chris Christie, R-New Jersey, says it's clear that President Trump's executive order on travel "could have and should have been done better," but he added, "there is no need to start over."
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Why the "Access Hollywood" tape was a "litmus test"

Steve Bannon tells 60 Minutes that Chris Christie's lack of loyalty during "Billy Bush Saturday" cost him a cabinet position in the Trump administration
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Chris Christie launches public policy institute in farcical attempt to elevate discourse

Chris Christie has announced 'The Christie Institute of Public Policy,' which will try to create civil discourse. Given his history, that's laughable.
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