Chris Christie


  • Staff emails between deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly of Chris Christie's administration and David Wildstein, at the Port Authority suggest Kelly allegedly ordered the closure of the lanes on the George Washington Bridge. Darryl Isherwood of The Star Ledger, and Matt Arco, PolitickerNJ political reporter, weigh in.

  • NJ's Christie deputy linked to traffic revenge plot Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 5:14 PM ET
    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

    Emails were uncovered showing a staffer in New Jersey's Christie office closed traffic lanes as retribution against a Fort Lee mayor. The NYT reports.

  • NJ Gov. Christie: Misled by staff member  Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 4:38 PM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports NJ Governor Chris Christie is "outraged and deeply saddened" after being misled by a staff member. Gov. Christie says such behavior is completely inappropriate and unsanctioned conduct.

  • Potential damage to Chris Christie campaign  Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 3:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on a potential scandal involving Governor Chris Christie due to e-mails between deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly and David Wildstein, at the Port Authority. Kelly allegedly ordered the closure of the lanes to the George Washington Bridge as an attempt to make life more difficult for the Democratic mayor of Fort Lee, N.J.

  • New Jersey's new storm over Sandy: Eminent domain Thursday, 26 Dec 2013 | 1:45 PM ET
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in Long Beach Township on April 30, 2013.

    Gov. Chris Christie recently signed an order allowing towns "to commandeer" private property needed to minimize the risk of coastal flooding. The WSJ reports.

  • NJ overplayed its Internet gambling bet: Fitch Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 4:38 PM ET

    Online gambling alone won't save Atlantic City casinos, and the revenues it generates could fall far short of projections, according to Fitch.

  • Obamacare drives wedge between GOP governors Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 10:47 AM ET
    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker

    As Republicans draw up plans to use the troubled health care law against Democrats in elections next year, Obamacare is dividing Republican governors. The NYT reports.

  • Business to tea party: Get out of our way Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Republican Bradley Byrne (Ala.), Democrat Terry McAuliffe (Va.) and Republican Chris Christie (N.J.).

    There's a growing tension in politics: business is increasingly fed up with the activist wing of the GOP.

  • Christie vs. Clinton for 2016?  Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 7:18 PM ET

    Discussing potential candidates for the 2016 presidential election, with Chris Ruddy, Newsmax Media founder and CEO, and James Carville, former advisor to President Clinton.

  • Dream election match up?  Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 7:15 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports Hillary Clinton leads Chris Christie by 10 percent in the in a NBC News preview poll for the 2016 election.

  • Why Obama is 'spent'; why that's bad for Hillary Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 9:30 AM ET
    Hillary Clinton

    Democrats counting on Obama simply to pass the torch to Hillary Clinton may be in for a letdown, if this expert's analysis is correct.

  • Local races, national implications  Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 7:39 PM ET

    Discussing New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's re-election, and what his win can teach the GOP, with Karen Finney, host of MSNBC's "Disrupt with Karen Finney"; Larry Sabato, UVA Center for Politics; and Dick Morris, Former President Clinton Advisor.

  • Look at who's the real winner of the elections Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 10:16 AM ET
    Gov. Chris Christie arrives at his victory party Tuesday night in Asbury Park, N.J.

    The odd-year election returns rewarded mainstream pols in ways that offer particular encouragement to the Republican Party and to American business.

  • Minimum wage victories build momentum for 2014 Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 9:43 AM ET
    A laborer pushes a cart of boxes in New York.

    Ballot measures that passed in New Jersey and Washington are part of the growing trend heading into next year's mid-term elections, according to advocates.

  • Christie wins big, tea party loses in Va. race Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 7:53 AM ET
    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks at his election night event after winning a second term at the Asbury Park Convention Hall on November 05, 2013 in Asbury Park, New Jersey.

    Chris Christie easily won re-election as New Jersey governor, while a tea party-backed Republican narrowly lost his bid for the Virginia governorship.

  • Christie's run to the White House  Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 6:32 AM ET

    Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, authors of "Double Down," discuss N.J. Governor Chris Christie's political future and why he wasn't Romney's running mate in the last presidential election.

  • Today's big elections? The ones about minimum wage Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 2:42 PM ET
    A worker puts together an order of Chicken McNuggets at a McDonald's restaurant in Little Falls, N.J.

    Tuesday's elections include races for governor and mayor. But two special initiatives to raise the minimum wage may be the most watched by businesses.

  • Election Day: The race is on to 2016  Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 1:23 PM ET

    CNBC contributor Ben White and Ari Melber, co-host of MSNBC's "The Cycle" look at Tuesday's elections and what the results mean to the 2016 presidential election.

  • Election Day 2016: Look ahead  Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 8:05 AM ET

    Today's elections do not look close, so what do they mean to the 2016 presidential election? Joe Watkins, Republican strategist, and Michael Clinton, Former Clinton White House aide, discuss what Americans want from their next president.

  • Election day outlook: Pro  Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 6:15 AM ET

    Ben White, chief economic correspondent, CNBC contributor, POLITICO, looks at today's elections and the impact of the tea party on gubernatorial races around the country, including NJ and VA.