| Feb 22, 2014
| 3:30 PM
WASHINGTON – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, his star power dimmed in the wake of the George Washington Bridge scandal, is shirking the spotlight at a meeting of the National Governors Assn. in Washington this weekend, but his support among fellow...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 10:54 AM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama locked arms with Democratic governors Friday to press the case for raising the minimum wage, an issue the party is hoping will drive voters to the polls in the midterm elections.
Ahead of this weekend’s National...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Another incriminating cache of emails, another Republican governor facing harsh questions and once more the hounds of political scandal are in full cry.
There are, however, important differences between the controversies surrounding Wisconsin’s...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:44 PM
PORT MONMOUTH, N.J. – Perhaps borrowing a bit of stagecraft from his idol, Bruce Springsteen, Gov. Chris Christie let a 3-year-old girl ask the last question at a town hall meeting Thursday.
“Our house is still broken,” said Nicole...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 12:27 PM
DES MOINES -- As the Chris Christie Mystery Tour continues, he may want to swing by Iowa, where a rare welcome mat awaits the beleaguered governor of New Jersey.
Christie, chairman of the Republican Governors Assn., has been plying the party fundraising...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 9:21 PM
DENVILLE, N.J. — The phone begins to ring at 8 a.m. with incessant calls from creditors. Kevin Meyer has stopped picking up because he's sick of explaining the truth: that there's no money coming in, so he can't pay his bills.
Two years ago,...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:23 PM
The New Jersey state committee investigating the George Washington Bridge traffic jam wants to see Gov. Chris Christie’s helicopter flight records, trying to determine if one flight took him over the scene of the epic mess created by Christie’...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 8:36 PM
In the midst of a busy 2012 election cycle, Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin's offhand remark to a local television station about what constituted "legitimate rape" might have slipped under the radar. But Akin was a prime target for an opposition...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 1:55 PM
TRENTON, N.J. -- A new joint investigations committee began its work Monday, seeking to unravel the mystery of who gave the order for the now-notorious traffic jam in September in the lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge.
The new joint...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:41 AM
WASHINGTON -- Republicans accused of waging a "war on women" attempted to send a message to the nation with the selection of Washington state Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the top woman in GOP leadership and a mother of three, to deliver the party's...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:22 PM
New mom Kristen Bell is in "mama bear" mode, and she and husband Dax Shepard are urging fans to boycott magazines that publish unauthorized photos of children of celebrities.
The "House of Lies" actress and "Parenthood" actor, who welcomed their baby...