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  • Chris Christie has some explaining to do to readers

    Chris Christie has some explaining to do to readers
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he was unaware, but apparently staffers in his administration dished out some old-fashioned political punishment -- by playing with people's lives. For the handful of people who might not know by now, until...
  • 'Bridgegate': What is the scandal ensnaring Chris Christie?

    'Bridgegate': What is the scandal ensnaring Chris Christie?
    The so-called “Bridgegate” scandal blew up Wednesday, with documents providing evidence that top aides to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie were involved in the closure of multiple lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge. Christie says he...
  • Gov. Chris Christie 'embarrassed and humiliated' by traffic scandal

    Gov. Chris Christie 'embarrassed and humiliated' by traffic scandal
    NEW YORK -- A contrite New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie apologized Thursday and said he was "embarrassed and humiliated" by the actions of his staff that closed busy access lanes of the George Washington Bridge in September, snarling traffic in a town whose...
  • Christie bridge scandal: Woman died after traffic delayed medics

    Christie bridge scandal: Woman died after traffic delayed medics
    A political retaliation scandal that erupted around Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday may be about to get worse. In September, according to a report from the Bergen Record, paramedics trying to reach an unconscious 91-year-old woman...
  • Former New Jersey official takes the 5th in 'Bridgegate' questioning

    Former New Jersey official takes the 5th in 'Bridgegate' questioning
    A former New Jersey Port Authority official and appointee of Gov. Chris Christie, implicated in the political scandal over the deliberate lane closures onto the busy George Washington Bridge, refused to answer questions about the episode before a state...
  • Bridge scandal: Chris Christie, in me-me-me mode, is very sad. Very.

    Bridge scandal: Chris Christie, in me-me-me mode, is very sad. Very.
    After watching New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie emote for two hours in a nationally televised news conference Thursday, we still don’t know why his minions decided to wreak havoc on thousands of commuters last September. We don’t know what the...
  • Gov. Chris Christie expresses contrition over bridge scandal

    Gov. Chris Christie expresses contrition over bridge scandal
    FORT LEE, N.J. — With a daylong public apology for political retribution he blamed on his staff, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tried mightily Thursday to keep a local traffic issue from blossoming into a full-blown threat to his 2016 presidential...
  • Bridge emails show Chris Christie aides ignored public safety

    Bridge emails show Chris Christie aides ignored public safety
    Port Authority officials appointed by Gov. Chris Christie knew that the closures they engineered on lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge in September were causing serious delays for emergency responders but still ordered the closures to continue,...
  • Chris Christie, by Shakespeare

     Chris Christie, by Shakespeare
    If Chris Christie's insistence that he didn't order his aides to snarl traffic on the George Washington Bridge sounds familiar, it should. Think Shakespeare. More specifically, think "Richard II." Reading the emails sent by Christie's aides and...
  • Chris Christie bridge documents show port authority feud over closures

    Chris Christie bridge documents show port authority feud over closures
    On the morning of the fourth day of closures that snarled traffic ┬áleading to the George Washington bridge last September — the result of what New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said was political retribution by his staff — the executive...
  • Chris Christie bridge scandal looks to many like Jersey as usual

    Chris Christie bridge scandal looks to many like Jersey as usual
    HADDONFIELD, N.J. — A four-day traffic hell that trapped cars headed to one of the nation's busiest bridges, supposedly engineered by gleeful political operatives as payback: Deeply stupid, for sure. Unbelievably vindictive and petty. And, in its...