Chris Christie

Christie Trying to Save His Own Behind with Lottery Privatization Scheme

Christie Trying to Save His Own Behind with Lottery Privatization Scheme
By privatizing a highly successful state lottery, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie can plug his budget hole and get rid of more state workers and shore up his conservative street cred as he seeks GOP support for a possible Presidential run.
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Christie's Poll Numbers Unexpectedly Drop in New Jersey

Christie's Poll Numbers Unexpectedly Drop in New Jersey
Rutgers released a poll that show Chris Christie has 68 percent overall approval among New Jersey residents, down a few points and showing real weakness on the economy, jobs and taxes.
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Rutgers President Should Have Known

Rutgers President Should Have Known
So we have recent anti-women and anti-gay scandals and three basketball coaches fired for moral turpitude kind of stuff, but the President of Rutgers didn't think, "Oh, dang. It's happening again. I better get on top of this!"
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Can Zuckerberg Corner the Political Market on Immigration Reform?

Can Zuckerberg Corner the Political Market on Immigration Reform?
A person familiar with Facebook says CEO Mark Zuckerberg is forming a political group to address issues such as education reform, immigration and scientific research.
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Christie: A Man with Very Big Trousers and A Crappy Education Track Record

Christie: A Man with Very Big Trousers and A Crappy Education Track Record
If Chris Christie doesn't want "aything worse for the children of this city or any other city in the state of New Jersey than I would want for my own children," then he needs to come up with at least $8,000 more for every child in Camden to spend on schools.
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Chris Christie Calls a Black Man 'Boy'

Chris Christie Calls a Black Man 'Boy'
This week, Governor Chris Christie let his famous command of his own image slip and said something to an African-American man, in a church in Paterson, that we have not heard in many, many years in New Jersey. Or in America, for that matter.
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The Conservative Case Against Chris Christie

The Conservative Case Against Chris Christie
Regardless of Christie's murky record as governor of New Jersey, the fact remains that Christie is, frankly, an atrocious choice for both the state of New Jersey and the United States in any political capacity, including his current office, let alone the Presidency.
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Why Chris Christie’s Girth is a Weighty Issue

Why Chris Christie’s Girth is a Weighty Issue
Chris Christie got laughs on the Letterman show last week when he showed up with a doughnut, figuring that the best way to defuse the issue is to make light of his weight. But this is no laughing matter.
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Christie Vetoes NJ Minimum Wage Hike

Christie Vetoes NJ Minimum Wage Hike
Christie vetoed the bill that 82 percent of voters in a recent Quinnipiac poll supported.
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Weird: Zuckerberg 'Admires' Christie for NJ Education Report Card

Weird: Zuckerberg 'Admires' Christie for NJ Education Report Card
This year, Christie is trying to change the school funding formula in a way that will take as much as $50 million from Newark schools. It actually lowers per-student funding for poor students and English language learners throughout the state - the very students Zuckerberg said he is trying to help. In other words, Christie wants to take away half of what Zuckerberg offered Newark in the first place.
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