Bridget Anne Kelly

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

Judge: Ex-Christie Aides Don’t Have To Comply With Bridgegate Subpoenas

Former Christie loyalists Bridget Kelly and Bill Stepien had been fighting subpoenas calling for them to hand over documents regarding a plot to create traffic jams in Fort Lee to retaliate against the town’s mayor.

04/09/2014

The New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge, which connects Fort Lee, NJ, and New York City, is seen on January 9, 2014 in Fort Lee, New Jersey. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is currently caught in a political scandal, in which one of his aides ordered The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to purposely cause traffic jams at the on-ramps to the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, NJ, due to political disagreements between Governor Christie and the mayor of Fort Lee. Christie claims he had no knowledge of issue and has since fired the aide.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Longtime Christie Aide Testifies In ‘Bridgegate’ Scandal

A longtime aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie testified before a federal grand jury Friday, in a probe of the politically-motivated lane closures on the George Washington Bridge.

04/04/2014

Gov. Chris Christie questioned at Town Hall in Flemington, March 20, 2014. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Christie Questioned About GWB Lane Closure Scandal, Explains Firing Of Aide

Bridget Anne Kelly was fired in January after emails revealed she set a traffic jam plot in motion with an email message, “Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee.”

03/20/2014

Peeps diorama depicts the GWB lane closures and ensuing gridlock (credit: Sarah Binder)

GWB Lane Closure Scandal Brought To Life With Marshmallow Peeps

George Washington University political science professor Sarah Binder and her daughter created a diorama titled “Time For Some Traffic In Fort Peep,” a reference to an email from a former top Christie aide to a Christie-appointed official at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

03/19/2014

GWB Traffic (file/credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Previously Redacted Texts Made Public In GWB Lane Closure Probe

Newly unredacted documents clear up some of the minor mysteries in the political payback scandal surrounding New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

02/27/2014

George Washington Bridge (credit: Getty Images)

Former Christie Aides Refuse To Turn Over Documents To Investigators Looking Into ‘Bridgegate’

Sokolich also was asked to provide documents. The Bergen County Record reported t hat Sokolich sent a letter back to attorney Randy Mastro on Monday declining the request.

02/18/2014

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

Key Christie Administration Officials Among Those Subpoenaed In ‘Bridgegate’ Investigation

An investigation into the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal has ramped up. A total of 17 individuals and three organizations were notified Thursday that they’d be issued subpoenas.

01/17/2014

Gov. Chris Christie delivers his 2014 State of the State address on Jan. 14, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Lawmakers Approve Of Christie Address, But Are Watching Probe Closely

With a special legislative committee probing the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal, lawmakers were closely listening to Gov. Chris Christie’s State of the State speech on Tuesday.

01/14/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie enters the Borough Hall in Fort Lee to apologize to Mayor Mark Sokolich on January 9, 2014 in Fort Lee. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Special Committee To Investigate George Washington Bridge Lane Closures

Prominent Republicans leapt to Gov. Chris Christie’s defense while Democrats say it’s difficult to believe he knew nothing about a plan by a top aide to close lanes at a the George Washington Bridge.

01/13/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks about his knowledge of a traffic study that snarled traffic at the George Washington Bridge during a news conference on Jan. 9, 2014 at the Statehouse in Trenton. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Documents Show Port Authority Chief ‘Appalled’ By Move To Close Some GWB Approach Lanes

A New Jersey State Assembly panel released hundreds of pages of internal documents Friday afternoon as federal prosecutors and others examine the case.

01/10/2014

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

Lawsuit Seeks Punitive Damages Over GWB Lane Closures

Gov. Chris Christie, Bridget Anne Kelly, Bill Baroni, David Wildstein and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are named as defendants in the lawsuit. The complaint says the defendants partook in “willful, wanton, arbitrary and egregious official conduct.”

01/10/2014

Gov. Chris Christie holds press conference on GWB lane closure scandal, Jan. 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Christie Stunned By ‘Abject Stupidity,’ Fires Aide For GWB Traffic Jams

Deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly’s employment was terminated Thursday morning effective immediately, Gov. Chris Christie said.

01/09/2014

David Wildstein former director of interstate capital projects for the Port Authority waits to testify at a hearing held by the Assembly Transportation Committee January 9, 2014 in Trenton. (credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Ex-Christie Appointee Found In Contempt For Refusing To Answer Questions On GWB Lane Closures

David Wildstein asserted his right to remain silent on the advice of his lawyer. Wildstein refused to say where he previously worked and his lawyer said he would assert the right to remain silent to all questions.

01/09/2014

The George Washington Bridge (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Christie ‘Outraged’ By ‘Unacceptable’ Email Exchanges Over GWB Lane Closures

Gov. Chris Christie responded Wednesday afternoon to email exchanges made public earlier in the day linking a top aide to the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal that’s been under investigation.

01/08/2014