Chris Christie

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks about the Iran deal at Rutgers University's Chabad House on Aug. 25, 2015. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Christie Urges Booker To Oppose Iran Deal

Gov. Chris Christie wants New Jersey’s junior U.S. senator to oppose the Iran deal.

08/25/2015

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer (credit: Getty Images)

Stringer: Christie Doesn’t Deserve To Be President After Killing Hudson River Tunnel Project

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer pulled no punches Wednesday by ripping New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for killing a planned Hudson River tunnel.

08/20/2015

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Sen. Cory Booker, Gov. Chris Christie and Sen. Bob Menendez (obscured top left) attend a meeting on a new Hudson River tunnel on Aug. 18, 2015. (credit: Handout)

Christie Talks Hudson River Rail Tunnel With State, Federal Transportation Officials

The meeting about the proposed Amtrak Gateway project at Sen. Cory Booker’s office in Newark included the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez.

08/18/2015

US Sen. Charles Schumer talks about his proposal for the Gateway project on Aug. 11, 2015. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Schumer Proposes Plan For Hudson River Rail Tunnels

New York Sen. Charles Schumer is expected to outline a plan Tuesday to move ahead with Amtrak’s proposed Gateway project for new rail tunnels under the Hudson River.

08/11/2015

Stephen Gardner, Amtrak's vice president of Northeast corridor infrastructure investment, testifies to the Senate Legislative Oversight Committee on Aug. 10, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Amtrak Exec: Train Delays In Hudson River Tunnel May Become More Common

Train delays like the ones caused recently by electrical problems in a century-old Hudson River tunnel could become much more common if a new tunnel isn’t built, an Amtrak executive told New Jersey lawmakers Monday.

08/10/2015

Republican presidential candidates (L-R) New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Ben Carson, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Mike Huckabee, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) and John Kasich take the stage for the first prime-time presidential debate hosted by FOX News and Facebook at the Quicken Loans Arena August 6, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. The top-ten GOP candidates were selected to participate in the debate based on their rank in an average of the five most recent national political polls.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Candidates Spar Over Immigration, National Security, Deficit, Other Issues

The top polling Republican candidates were duking it out Thursday when they take the stage for the first debate of the 2016 campaign.

08/06/2015

Governor Chris Christie speaks to potential voters during a campaign event on June 12, 2015 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Rutgers-Eagleton Poll: Christie’s Popularity At Home Dips To New Low

More registered voters surveyed in New Jersey are dissatisfied than ever with Gov. Chris Christie.

08/06/2015

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GOP Debate Lineup: Trump And Bush In, Fiorina And Perry Out

It’s the first really good news and really bad news for Republicans seeking the presidential nomination: Who’s in the first prime-time debate and who’s not.

08/05/2015

Donald Trump speaks to the press following a campaign rally on July 25, 2015 in Oskaloosa, Iowa. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

CBS News Poll: Trump Leads GOP Presidential Field

Twenty-four percent of Republican primary voters surveyed said they favor the real estate magnate and reality TV star in 2016.

08/04/2015

MANCHESTER, NH - AUGUST 3: (L to R) Republican presidential candidates former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Dr. Ben Carson, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, former CEO Hewlett-Packard Carly Fiorina, U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (SC), Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, former New York Gov. George Pataki, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum (PA), Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker stand on the stage prior to the Voters First Presidential Forum at Saint Anselm College August 3, 2015 in Manchester, New Hampshire. The forum was organized in response to the Fox News debate later this week that will limit the candidates to the top 10 Republicans based on nationwide polls. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Christie, Pataki Among GOP Presidential Hopefuls Talking-Up Credentials In New Hampshire

The Republican Party’s presidential class demanded aggressive steps to curb illegal immigration, seizing on a delicate political issue while facing off in New Hampshire on Monday.

08/03/2015

FILE - A woman rushes to catch the NJ Transit train from New York Penn Station to Trenton, NJ on May 13, 2015. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Cuomo: Feds Must Contribute More For Hudson Tunnels

Cuomo said the federal government’s promise to cover $3 billion of the $14 billion project isn’t enough.

07/29/2015

Penn Station on May 18, 2015 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Feds Seek Meeting With Christie, Cuomo Over Hudson River Rail Tunnels

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx sent a letter Monday to the two governors urging them to meet with him in the next two weeks to put together a strategy for building new crossings.

07/28/2015

A NJ TRANSIT train. (credit: CBS2)

Menendez, Booker Call For Increased Infrastructure Funding In Wake Of NJ TRANSIT Train Problems

Lawmakers and NJ TRANSIT commuters are demaning answers after a week plagued by problems caused by Amtrak overhead wire issues.

07/27/2015

Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie greets workers at the Italian American Heritage Festival on July 25, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa.  (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Republican Presidential Candidates Try To Claw Their Way Into Debates

With the first debate of the Republican presidential campaign approaching, the White House hopefuls are trying everything they can to improve their polling position.

07/26/2015

The NJ TRANSIT board votes on fare hikes and service cuts on July 15, 2015, in Newark. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NJ TRANSIT Board Approves Fare Hikes

A monthly ticket will increase 9 percent, from $440 to $480.

07/15/2015

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