The New York Times reports this morning that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is still having trouble attracting the support of conservatives he’ll need to win the GOP presidential nomination in 2016.
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Chris Christie’s desire to run for president in 2016 seems pretty clear at this point, as is the desire of his GOP rivals to take him down a notch.
Ted Cruz, the Texas senator who also figures to be a contender for the GOP nomination, provided just the assessment to do that this week. Politico reports: “Seeking to expand his base of support beyond tea partiers, Cruz, who has been working donors and elites aggressively, has routinely dismissed New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in private conversations as the ‘Rudy Giuliani of this cycle,’ multiple sources told POLITICO.”
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Chris Christie has lost 85 pounds since undergoing weight-loss surgery in February 2013, the New Jersey governor has been telling political donors.
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Well, this is it: Philly’s time to shine.
We’re one of five cities competing to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Site selectors will visit next week. And local officials plan to put on quite a show for them.
Rick Santorum hasn’t won a full election since 2000 — technically, that was the 20th century — but the former Pennsylvania senator still has ambitions: He’ll probably run for president again.
Speaking to reporters Saturday at a conference of the National Governors Association in Nashville, Tennessee, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie continued to talk like a man with plans for a 2016 presidential run while finding new ways to be coy about actually committing to said presidential run.
Gov. Chris Christie is taking fire for his use of the state helicopter, with the brunt of criticism coming from a group promoting Hillary Clinton’s presidential prospects. NJ.com reports that the group, American Bridge, criticized Christie for flying instead of taking a relatively short (and cheaper) 40 minute drive from Haddon Heights to Trenton following a town meeting: Read more »
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is slowly gaining ground on Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton, according to a new poll.
Chris Christie’s threading a very difficult needle: He’s mounting what looks like the early stages of a presidential campaign even as federal charges loom against some of his former aides in the “Bridgegate” scandal — a development that could also ensnare him.