New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie threw his hat in the GOP presidential field. CNBC's John Harwood says Christie is tied with Ted Cruz in the NBC/WSJ poll.» Read More
Eamon Javers reports the outcome involving the state Supreme Court, in a case with big implications for New Jersey taxpayers and Gov. Chris Christie
The New Jersey Supreme Court reversed a lower court's rejection of Chris Christie's pension cuts.
June 9- New Jersey's Supreme Court will release its decision on Tuesday on whether Governor Chris Christie, a likely 2016 presidential candidate, violated public pensioners' contract rights when he slashed $1.6 billion from the state's contribution to the retirement system for this year. The stakes are high for Christie, a Republican, who has trailed in polls...
June 8- Many U.S. states balance their budgets by using short-term techniques to make it appear spending does not exceed revenue, according to a report released on Monday that singled out New Jersey for using these budget-balancing maneuvers. The report by public policy nonprofit Volcker Alliance, founded by former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker, said...
NEW YORK, June 8- New Jersey's Supreme Court will release its decision on Tuesday on whether Governor Chris Christie violated public pensioners' contractual rights when he slashed $1.6 billion from the state's fiscal 2015 public pension contribution. The court clerk's office said in a media notification that the opinion would be released at 10 a.m. EDT.
June 8- Many states balance their budgets using short-term techniques to make it appear that spending does not exceed revenue, according to a report released on Monday by the Volcker Alliance, which singles out New Jersey for using budget-balancing maneuvers. New Jersey, whose governor, Chris Christie, is a potential Republican presidential contender in...
NEW YORK, June 8- New Jersey's Supreme Court will release its decision on Tuesday about whether Governor Chris Christie violated public pensioners' contractual rights when he slashed $1.6 billion from the state's fiscal 2015 public pension contribution.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., June 2- Differences emerged on Tuesday among Republican rivals for the 2016 presidential nomination at a forum where it was clear that Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio will face some competition in Florida despite their home-state edge. The fact that seven Republican candidates or potential candidates spoke at Florida Governor Rick Scott's "...
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Texas is forgoing about $100 billion in federal funds by not expanding a major health program for the poor.
The NSA has begun winding down its collection and storage of U.S. phone records after the Senate failed to agree on a path forward.
WASHINGTON, May 22- There were no fancy economic models or forecasts when former Florida Governor Jeb Bush first tossed out the idea that 4 percent annual growth should be the overarching goal for the U.S. economy. But what started as a casual suggestion during a 2010 conference call with advisers to the George W. Bush Institute, a public policy center in Dallas, has...
Gov. Chris Christie, (R) New Jersey, discusses the upcoming political campaigns, how to choose the best candidate, and when he will announce his candidacy if he decides to run.
Gov. Chris Christie, (R) New Jersey, talks about the media covers of Iraq, "Bridgegate," and Hillary Clinton.
Gov. Chris Christie, (R) New Jersey, discusses why it's dangerous not to invest in national security. We have to build alliances around the world, says Christie.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tells CNBC he's fine with the wealthy doing well, but believes the middle class needs economic protection.
Gov. Chris Christie, (R) New Jersey, discusses entitlement reform, creating jobs in New Jersey, and why tax cuts are critical.
Gov. Chris Christie, (R) New Jersey, shares his thoughts on economic policy and entitlement reform. Also Christie weighs in on wage stagnation and protecting the middle class.
The GOP has a target-rich environment to go after Hillary Clinton. But will that keep her from the White House? Politico's Ben White takes a look.
Jeb Bush is simply determined to run for president his way and not bow to political customs unless he absolutely must. NBC reports.