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BOSTON-- His political future clouded by scandal, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie pressed ahead on a national fundraising tour Thursday, but kept a low profile during a brief Boston appearance that attracted GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and intense criticism from Democrats.
TRENTON, N.J.-- The mayor of New Jersey's capital city was removed from office by a judge Wednesday, 19 days after a jury found him guilty of corruption as part of a government sting. Trenton Mayor Tony Mack, 48, had fought to remain in office until his sentencing in May while also seeking to have his conviction thrown out.
Its clients include Barclays Plc, BP, DuPont, GE and Boeing Co, according to its website. Patton Boggs, with about 400 lawyers, is known for its lobbying on Capitol Hill and, most recently, its representation of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie amid the George Washington Bridge scandal.
TRENTON, N.J. Feb 25- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie called for a new round of public pension reform in his fifth state budget proposal on Tuesday but provided no details, while opposition Democrats rejected the idea.
Feb 20- Grover Norquist's trademark cause is fighting high taxes, but the conservative Republican lobbyist just scored a big win on another front- fighting unions- and he wants more, betting on what he sees as a broad shift in U.S. labor politics.
Fresh from helping to crush a unionization drive at a Volkswagen AG plant in Tennessee, Norquist outlined an anti-union strategy that ties labor to liberals, with the long-term goal of sapping union financial support for Democrats.
CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest on NJ Governor Chris Christie's response to acquisitions claiming he knew about lane closures on the George Washington Bridge.
This is a letter from David Wildstein's lawyer contesting the accuracy of statements made by Gov. Chris Christie on the GWB lane closures.
CNBC's John Harwood reports potentially damaging news to NJ Governor Chris Christie regarding his knowledge of lane closures on the George Washington Bridge.
CNBC's John Harwood reports the results of a recent poll on how Americans feel about the nation's economy, Obamacare, and income inequality. Also a preview of President Obama's State of the Union address tonight.
Federal prosecutors subpoenaed Gov. Christie's re-election campaign and the state Republican leadership.
Ben White, Politico chief economic correspondent, discusses the controversy surround New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and its impact on his potential run for president.
CNBC's John Harwood, report on the growing scandal surrounding the Garden State's governor and its implications for the 2016 presidential race.
The mayor of Hoboken, NJ, Dawn Zimmer (D) tells MSNBC that officials in the administration of NJ Governor Chris Christie told her that Hurricane Sandy relief would be tied to her approval of a redevelopment project. Zimmer explains to MSNBC. The Christie Administration denies the allegation.
Harold Ford, Morgan Stanley managing director, shares his views on Chris Christie's 'Bridgegate," minimum wage, and immigration reform. I'm a believer we have a real income inequality challenge, says Ford.
NEW YORK, Jan. 16- The administration of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has hired a high-powered legal firm to help his office as federal prosecutors investigate whether any laws were broken when a top aide ordered seemingly politically motivated traffic jams.
NEW YORK- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said on Thursday he hired a law firm to help his office as federal prosecutors investigate whether any law was broken when one of his aides ordered an apparent politically motivated traffic jam.
Sen. John Thune, (R) South Dakota, explains how he would like to implicate tax breaks for companies that hire the unemployed. We need to not treat the symptom but fix the problem, says Sen. Thune.
CNBC's Eamon Javers breaks down NJ Gov. Chris Christie's State of the State address. Christie discussed tax cuts, the economy, and jobs in the state of New Jersey.
Federal auditors are investigating whether New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie improperly used Sandy relief funds to produce tourism ads.