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  • chris christie
  • The New Jersey legislative committee investigating traffic jams orchestrated by Chris Christie's aides plans to start calling people who work for him to testify beginning next month - and it hasn't ruled out asking to hear from the governor himself.
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  • Two former associates of Gov. Chris Christie do not have to hand over documents to a legislative committee investigating the traffic jam scandal engulfing the governor, a New Jersey judge ruled Wednesday.
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  • chris christie
  • A New Jersey legislative committee investigating politically motivated traffic jams created by aides to Gov. Chris Christie is set to meet Tuesday to consider issuing more subpoenas.
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  • A longtime aide to Gov. Chris Christie gave testimony Friday to a federal grand jury in New Jersey in a probe of politically motivated traffic jams near the George Washington Bridge.
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  • chris christie
  • A New Jersey lawmaker will seek subpoenas for records from the internal review that cleared Governor Christie in the Bridgegate plot.
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  • chris christie
  • Christie announced during the press conference that Port Authority head David Samson has resigned effective immediately.
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  • chris christie
  • A law firm hired by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Thursday that the governor was not involved in a plot to create gridlock near a major bridge as part of a political retribution scheme.
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  • chris christie
  • Gov. Chris Christie is returning to a Jersey Shore town whose boardwalk was washed away by Superstorm Sandy.
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  • chris christie
  • Asked for the first time at a town hall meeting about the political payback scandal that's ensnared his administration, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Thursday that the aide he fired for lying about her involvement would have been dismissed even if she'd told the truth.
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  • david samson chris christie
  • More than two dozen people demanded the resignation of Chairman David Samson, saying he should have recused himself from Port Authority deals that benefitted his law firm.
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  • chris christie
  • Gov. Chris Christie's campaign manager was kept informed of complaints over traffic backups near the George Washington Bridge even while lanes remained blocked, according to emails released Monday about the apparent political payback plot orchestrated by the governor's aides.
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  • chris christie
  • The New Jersey Assembly special investigative committee has issued 20 subpoenas in the BridgeGate probe.
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  • chris christie
  • Meanwhile, 17 other people and three organizations are being issued subpoenas as lawmakers try to learn exactly how the September lane closures on an approach to the George Washington Bridge from the community of Fort Lee happened and why.
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  • gov.c hristie
  • New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is leaving behind a political scandal back home and raising money for fellow Republicans in Florida this weekend.
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  • chris christie
  • Two public opinion polls show that allegations of political payback involving Gov. Chris Christie's aides are taking a toll on his popularity and could hurt his national political ambitions.
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  • chris christie
  • The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says it won't pay the legal bills of a former executive accused in BridgeGate.
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  • bridget kelly
  • A former aide to Gov. Chris Christie is invoking her right not to incriminate herself and refusing to cooperate with a subpoena from a legislative committee looking into a political retribution scandal.
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  • gov.c hristie
  • Gov. Chris Christie on Monday said that his office is cooperating with a subpoena from federal authorities investigating whether any laws were broken when lanes near a New Jersey bridge were apparently closed for political retribution.
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  • chris christie
  • New Jersey's largest newspaper says it now regrets endorsing Republican Gov. Chris Christie for re-election.
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  • chris christie
  • New Jersey campaign finance regulators on Tuesday gave Gov. Chris Christie's re-election campaign permission to resume raising money and spend it on legal fees stemming from two investigations into a political retribution scandal.
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  • BridgeGate: Did some PA officers know?
  • This time, it involves a childhood friend of Governor Chris Christie who is a Lieutenant for the Port Authority Police.
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  • chris christie
  • New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is blaming the federal government for failing to allocate enough money to the state to fully recover from Superstorm Sandy.
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  • fort lee  mayor
  • Mark Sokolich voluntarily met with members of the U.S. Attorney's Office in Newark on Friday to discuss the lane closures at the George Washington Bridge last September.
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  • bridgegate delays
  • Politicians from both sides of the aisle took to the Sunday talk shows to debate the fallout from the traffic jams near the George Washington Bridge in September and any role Christie may have played. Documents show Christie's aides appeared to engineer lane closures at the heavily traveled bridge for political retribution.
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  • chris christie
  • New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is taking his not-so-splashy state budget plan on the road with a town hall-meeting in the friendly territory of Republican-dominated Morris County.
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  • chris christie
  • A new federal investigation is looking into New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's use of Superstorm Sandy relief funds.
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  • chris christie
  • For an upcoming hearing, a judge has merged the cases of two former aides to Gov. Chris Christie who say they shouldn't be forced to share documents with lawmakers investigating a political payback scandal.
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  • bridget kelly
  • A key figure in a political payback investigation involving Gov. Chris Christie's administration voluntarily came to court to watch lawyers argue over whether her subpoena from a legislative investigatory panel should be quashed.
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  • chris christie
  • Two key figures in a political payback scandal ensnaring Gov. Chris Christie's administration reiterated Tuesday to New Jersey legislative investigators that they will not turn over requested documents.
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  • chris christie
  • There's a separate probe into whether a top official in Gov. Chris Christie's administration got a criminal indictment dropped.
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  • A New Jersey legislative panel intensified efforts to force two key aides to Gov. Chris Christie to turn over documents related to traffic gridlock near the George Washington Bridge on Monday as it authorized 18 more subpoenas.
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  • chris christie
  • New Jersey Democrats have voted to merge separate legislative investigations into allegations that Republican Gov. Chris Christie's aides manufactured traffic jams as political payback.
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  • chris christie
  • Chris Christie began his second term as New Jersey governor Tuesday with multiple investigations into his administration's tactics under way.
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  • chris christie state of the state
  • His critics call him a bully, but New Jersey's Republican Gov. Chris Christie is offering hugs and more apologies to help protect his second-term priorities as a traffic scandal threatens to derail his political future.
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  • chris christie
  • Democrats in New Jersey sharpened their aim at Republican Gov. Chris Christie on Monday, forming special legislative committees to explore the role politics played in traffic jams last fall and announcing that the investigation has grown into an abuse of power probe.
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  • The next phase of repair work at the George Washington Bridge will close three of the four upper level westbound lanes Sunday night.
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  • All lanes on the upper level of the George Washington Bridge are open again Tuesday after emergency repairs made for a traffic nightmare Monday.
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  • gwb accident
  • One driver was killed in a two vehicle crash at the inbound George Washington Bridge, causing delays for the morning commute.
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  • The Port Authority had closed two of the four upper level eastbound lanes of the George Washington Bridge and one of the bridge's lower level lanes to make emergency repairs.
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  • The family of the Rutgers University student whose suicide sparked a national conversation about the treatment of young gay people paid their first visit Sunday to the bridge where he took his life.
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  • The family of the Rutgers University student whose suicide sparked a national conversation about the treatment of young gay people paid their first visit Sunday to the bridge where he took his life.
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  • trucker toll evasion
  • Port Authority Police have arrested a tractor-trailer driver on charges of trying to evade tolls at the George Washington Bridge.
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  • The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey came under fire Monday for unannounced lane closures at the George Washington Bridge last month that created massive traffic backups.
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  • traffic alert new york area
  • The lower level of the George Washington Bridge will be closed Saturday night starting at 9 p.m. for an emergency response drill.
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  • traffic alert new york area
  • The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says it will suspend construction on the George Washington Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing from early Friday until Tuesday.
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  • gwb repair work
  • Drivers who use the George Washington Bridge late into the night could be in store for a headache and major delays.
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  • skipped tolls
  • Port Authority Police Department officers took 34-year-old Marcus Tifa into custody this morning on the George Washington Bridge after he was spotted driving a tractor trailer with hidden license plates.
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  • One outbound lane, on the lower level of the George Washington Bridge, remains closed for some ceiling tile repairs that need to be made. There was no structural damage to the roadway.
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  • accident stalls traffic on george washington bridge
  • An out-of-control tractor trailer carrying steel beams struck a toll booth at the George Washington Bridge Monday morning.
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  • Port Authority police charged a private security guard at the George Washington Bridge with smoking marijuana on duty.
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