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Will Christie Apologize?

July 29, 2014
John Dickerson | Slate Magazine
Lots of politicians get blamed for gridlock, but few can really grab it with both mitts and own it the way Gov. Chris Christie now can. One of his top aides gave the go-ahead to shut down traffic into Fort Lee, N.J., because the town's Democratic mayor wouldn't endorse Christie's re-election bid. "Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee," wrote Bridget Anne Kelly, a deputy chief of staff in the governor’s office.* Then, when the traffic was causing the predictable problems, Christie's aides appeared to delight in the fact that the ones being inconvenienced were likely to vote for Christie's opponent.
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Chris Christie's New Compassionate Conservatism

June 23, 2014
Molly Ball | The Atlantic
Republicans have an image problem. “Only 16 percent of Americans believe the Republican Party is compassionate,” Arthur Brooks, the president of the American Enterprise Institute, told a roomful of Christian conservatives on Friday, citing a recent poll. Voters, he said, see Republicans as fighting against things and Democrats as fighting for people—and, framed in those terms, it's no surprise people tend to prefer the latter.
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Christie bridge controversy exposes a GOP rising star to new scrutiny

May 13, 2014
Karen Tumulty, Robert Costa | The Washington Post
The brash qualities that have made Chris Christie one of the fastest-rising stars in politics — and a putative Republican front-runner for the presidency in 2016 — are suddenly looming as the biggest threat to his future prospects.
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Chris Christie at CPAC: Back to the future

March 7, 2014
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
Looking to the future, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie rolled back the clock on Thursday. Appearing at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, Christie was not the humbled politician embroiled in scandal at home, or the bipartisan governor who talked throughout his reelection campaign about working cooperatively with Democrats in his state, or the Christie whose praise for President Obama in the days after Hurricane Sandy infuriated Republicans.
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Christie and Romney, a GOP odd couple

February 6, 2014
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
Fortunes change quickly in politics. Three months ago, Chris Christie was on the Republican mountaintop, and Mitt Romney was in the valley. Today, Christie’s once-bright future is clouded by scandal, and, wonder of wonders, Romney is enjoying a moment in the sun.
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Christie: 'I Had Nothing to Do With This'

February 4, 2014
Gloria Borger | CNN
CNN's Dana Bash, Gloria Borger & Jeffrey Toobin discuss the remarks tonight from Gov. Christie on the bridge scandal.
Jan 31 2014
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January 31, 2014
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Christie Saga Continues, McDonnell's Downfall, Election Reform and Syria Peace Conference

January 24, 2014
Christie Saga Continues, McDonnell's Downfall, Election Reform and Syria Peace Conference
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Chris Christie: Bipartisan Governor or Partisan Warrior?

January 22, 2014
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
It wasn’t supposed to be this way for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. No doubt he imagined there would be national attention as he took the oath of office for a second term. No doubt he assumed that what he said in his second inaugural address would be scrutinized.
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