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Report: Fort Lee Mayor Claims He Was Courted By Christie Camp For Years

Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich has launched more claims against Governor Chris Christie’s administration.

02/08/2014

Gov. Chris Christie sits in a studio during his radio program, "Ask the Governor"  broadcast on NJ 101.5, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, in Ewing, N.J. (Photo by Mel Evans-Pool/Getty Images)

Christie Says He Sought Answers On Lane Closures

Gov. Christie says he began asking about the traffic jams in Fort Lee last year soon after he heard they were a source of contention.

02/04/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie answers questions during his radio program "Ask the Governor"  on February 3, 2014, in Ewing, New Jersey. During the program, Christie took questions from callers for the first time in more than three weeks amid claims that a political vendetta was the cause of lane closures on the New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge that snarled traffic for days.  (Photo by Mel Evans-Pool/Getty Images)

Christie Talks About GWB Lane Closure Scandal For First Time In Almost A Month

Twenty people and organizations close to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are due to turn over emails, text messages and other documents involving an apparent vindictive plot to block traffic near the George Washington Bridge, though almost all the subpoena recipients have requested more time.

02/03/2014

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

Former Christie Ally Says Governor Was Aware Of GWB Lane Closures

A former ally of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said that he knew about massive tie-ups near the George Washington Bridge as they were happening.

02/01/2014

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

Feds Subpoena Christie’s Re-Election Campaign, GOP Committee Over ‘Bridgegate’

The subpoenas will force Christie’s political arm to turn over such things as: emails, texts, phone messages, and records dealing with the decision to close access lanes from Fort Lee to the bridge in September – if they indeed exist.

01/23/2014

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

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers the State of the State Address on January 14, 2014 in the Assembly Chambers at the Statehouse in Trenton, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

20 Subpoenas Issued In George Washington Bridge ‘Bridgegate’ Scandal

Gov. Chris Christie hired a legal team headed by a former federal prosecutor, one day after lawmakers tapped another one to investigate an apparent political payback scandal.

01/16/2014

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Bruce Springsteen Parodies ‘Bridge-Gate’ On Late Night TV

Gov. Chris Christie’s favorite rock star had something to say about the bridge scandal that’s cost a couple Christie loyalists their jobs.

01/15/2014

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)

Poll: Christie’s Job Rating Drops Amid Bridge Scandal, But Still High

A Monmouth University/Asbury Park Press poll shows Gov. Chris Christie’s job approval stands at 59 percent, with 32 percent disapproving.

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

GWB Lanes

6 File Lawsuit In Connection With GWB Lane Closure Scandal

Six New Jersey residents have now filed a federal lawsuit over the traffic jams on the George Washington Bridge last September, which e-mails suggested were motivated by political payback.

01/09/2014

Gov. Chris Christie In Fort Lee

Christie: ‘I Apologized’ To Fort Lee Mayor; ‘That’s What I Came Here To Do’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie met with Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich Thursday afternoon, in the wake of a scandal in which residents of the borough were beset by traffic jams as apparent political payback.

01/09/2014

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

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)

So How Much Damage Did Christie Do To White House Hopes? Pols Weigh In

What the nation saw earlier in the day was either genuine contrition or a carefully choreographed act to dig out from under a burgeoning scandal. Either way, Chris Christie is in search of an E-ZPass to put the bridge-gate scandal to bed.

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

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