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Attention Democrats: Chris Christie Isn’t Your New Best Friend

Attention Democrats: Chris Christie Isn’t Your New Best Friend
Just because Christie criticized the most unproductive and unpopular House of Representatives in the history of the U.S. Congress doesn’t make him particularly brave, and it certainly doesn’t mitigate his more conservative policy positions.
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How Do You Spell Hypocrisy? C-H-R-I-S-T-I-E

How Do You Spell Hypocrisy? C-H-R-I-S-T-I-E
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie criticizes President Obama for his failure to lead in every area other than Sandy relief, yet Christie wants all New Jerseyans to think Sandy "erased the blackboard" on his tenure as Governor.
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Christie Hiding Behind the Fleece Coat

Christie Hiding Behind the Fleece Coat
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's State of the State speech can be summed up in one statement: A noun, a verb, and Hurricane Sandy.
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Jon Stewart on GOP's Sandy Relief Debacle: 'If You Guys Can't Vote For This, Then We're F---ed'

Jon Stewart on GOP's Sandy Relief Debacle: 'If You Guys Can't Vote For This, Then We're F---ed'
On his first show of the new year, Jon Stewart went full Chris Christie on The Daily Show, ripping into House Republicans for their delay on voting for a Hurricane Sandy relief bill.
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Senator Buono Throws Her Hat in the Ring for NJ Governor

New Jersey State Senator Barbara Buono has filed the legal paperwork necessary to become a candidate for governor in New Jersey.
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Winners and Losers in New Jersey Minimum Wage Vote

Today, the New Jersey Senate passed a bill raising the minimum wage to $8.50 an hour and would include a cost of living adjustment. The bill, which has already passed in the General Assembly, goes back to the Assembly on Monday to match the language of the Senate bill. It will then go to Governor Christie's desk for signature.
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Mary Pat Christie Defends Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund

An interview article in today's Star-Ledger with Mary Pat Christie indicates that the embryonic Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund is taking steps to create a credentialed and more robust organization. The interview addresses concerns about the fund raised in three Blue Jersey diaries, particularly, Think Twice Before Donating to Christie's Hurricane NJ Relief Fund, as we...
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Christie Blames Kyrillos Loss on Sandy and Obama

For the party of personal responsiblity, nothing ever seems to be their fault. Chris Christie has pinpointed the problem for Joe Kyrillos and (hint!) it's not his fault he didn't win:Christie also said state Sen. Joseph Kyrillos, who unsuccessfully challenges U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, was a tough loss. "I feel awfully for Joe and I think talk about a guy who got a whole series of really unlucky events that happened to him that drew attention away from his race,"...
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Chris Christie's Crossroads Conundrum

The candidate that he so vociferously supported for President was overwhelmingly defeated. Christie, who has angered the Democrats and a few moderate Republicans with his words and deeds, has been the target of similar vitriol from the mainstream GOP for embracing President Obama and big government in the hurricane relief effort.
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Has Sandy Changed Christie's Future?

Based on the initial post-Sandy reaction to the Christie-Obama bromance imagery, I do not see how Chris Christie has a chance to win the Republican Presidential nomination in 2016 (assuming that President Obama wins tomorrow - otherwise, this whole topic becomes moot).  His nonpartisan approach to governance during this crisis will be an even bigger albatross around his neck than Romneycare was for Romney and Christie will not have the luxury of taking on several sgtbatguanocrazy teabagging wingnut opponents, dividing what represented between 60-70% of the Republican primary election vote...
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