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  • Christie's Presidential Hopes Finished

    The George Washington Bridge claimed a casualty Wednesday. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's political ambitions were killed by a lethal stew of texts, emails and orange cones. You don't see that very often. The fatal conspiracy began last summer. One of...
  • Gov. Chris Christie expresses contrition over bridge scandal

    FORT LEE, N.J. — With a daylong public apology for political retribution he blamed on his staff, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tried mightily Thursday to keep a local traffic issue from blossoming into a full-blown threat to his 2016 presidential...
  • In wake of scandal, Christie blames all but himself

    What kind of politician is Chris Christie? If you buy Christie's explanation at a press conference Wednesday, the New Jersey governor is a victim. He is the victim of a scheming, lying aide and a scheming, lying old high school friend he appointed to the...
  • Bring Charges In N.J. Traffic Scandal

    Bring Charges In N.J. Traffic Scandal
    If a regular person pulled a stunt that caused a massive traffic snarl, delaying workers, wasting fuel, polluting the air, making kids late for school and possibly causing a death, that person would likely be arrested for creating a public nuisance, or...
  • Christie's 'Bridgegate' underscores the perils of power

    Christie's 'Bridgegate' underscores the perils of power
    Many Americans might have learned from watching Chris Christie's marathon news conference on Thursday, but none more than Meryl Streep. If there is anything she doesn't know about acting, the governor of New Jersey is the person who could teach her. No...
  • Bridge emails show Chris Christie aides ignored public safety

    Port Authority officials appointed by Gov. Chris Christie knew that the closures they engineered on lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge in September were causing serious delays for emergency responders but still ordered the closures to continue,...
  • Betrayal of Christie's staff: Something he said?

    You know a politician is having a bad day when he has to stand before a news conference and plead, "I am who I am, but I am not a bully." Frankly, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was unconvincing on that score Thursday as he attempted to contain a...
  • Chris Christie, by Shakespeare

    If Chris Christie's insistence that he didn't order his aides to snarl traffic on the George Washington Bridge sounds familiar, it should. Think Shakespeare. More specifically, think "Richard II." Reading the emails sent by Christie's aides and...
  • Chris Christie bridge documents show port authority feud over closures

    On the morning of the fourth day of closures that snarled traffic ┬áleading to the George Washington bridge last September — the result of what New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said was political retribution by his staff — the executive...
  • In Seanachai's intimate card game, the devil is as real as the details

     In Seanachai's intimate card game, the devil is as real as the details
    Playwright Conor McPherson's "The Seafarer" takes place on the kind of Christmas Eve too often ignored in the season of mandatory cheer — one filled with recrimination, booze and soul-crushing fears of what the future holds, in this life and the...
  • Chris Christie bridge scandal looks to many like Jersey as usual

    HADDONFIELD, N.J. — A four-day traffic hell that trapped cars headed to one of the nation's busiest bridges, supposedly engineered by gleeful political operatives as payback: Deeply stupid, for sure. Unbelievably vindictive and petty. And, in its...
  • Chris Christie bridge scandal only underscores his bully image

    He has berated questioners at campaign events from California to New Hampshire, called a former Navy SEAL an idiot for criticizing his education policies and, wielding an ice cream cone, dressed down a passerby in a widely broadcast confrontation along...