| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:22 PM
Republican Gov. Chris Christie rolled to easy reelection Tuesday in New Jersey, setting up an expected 2016 presidential bid, while former national Democratic Party Chairman Terry McAuliffe squeezed past his tea party Republican opponent to seize the...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:47 PM
After winning reelection by an overwhelming margin, Gov. Chris Christie took the stage Tuesday night to give a victory speech not just to supporters in New Jersey, but also to the rest of the United States, who might be asked to vote for him in 2016....
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:17 PM
The two biggest elections Tuesday provided an imperfect template for predicting the future.
In New Jersey, Republican Gov. Chris Christie so thoroughly blew away his Democratic opponent that conclusions are skewed. It would be a miracle, for instance,...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Two Boy Scout leaders who filmed themselves toppling an ancient rock formation in a Utah state park have been removed from their posts by the Boy Scouts of America and face possible criminal charges for their actions at Goblin Valley State Park.
| Nov 20, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Illinois has joined 15 other states and the District of Columbia in allowing same-sex marriage after Gov. Pat Quinn signed the legislation on Wednesday.
The signing, in front of a wildly cheering crowd at the University of Illinois, had been expected...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 10:49 AM
WASHINGTON — Voters have seen in the last few years that divided government leads to gridlock, and Republicans should make the case in 2014 and 2016 “to give this party a chance” to run both the White House and Congress, Wisconsin Gov....
| Dec 1, 2013
Don't look now, but auditions for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination are already underway in Washington. And the flavor of the moment is — governors.
First came Chris Christie, the pugnacious governor of New Jersey, who won reelection...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Gov. Chris Christie said Monday that he has dropped his court appeal to legalized same-sex marriage, effectively making New Jersey the 14th state in the nation that allows same-sex weddings.
Until today, civil unions were legal in New Jersey, but not...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:17 PM
About 400 firefighters continued to battle a blaze along the New Jersey shore Thursday evening, with Gov. Chris Christie reporting that the blaze had destroyed some areas.
Seaside Park -- a community about 80 miles south of New York City with a year-...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:22 PM
They could not be more different, but Chris Christie and Jerry Brown have found opposite paths to the elusive goal of political popularity.
Christie, the Republican governor of New Jersey, has a long, public and largely unrequited love affair with Bruce...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The massive fire that destroyed several blocks of the beloved Seaside Park boardwalk in New Jersey last week was caused by faulty electrical wiring, officials announced Tuesday.
A task force of investigators that included state and local fire marshals,...