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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Sources: NJ Gov. Chris Christie To Announce Presidential Run Next Week

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will announce next week that he is running for president in 2016, CBS2 has confirmed.

06/25/2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

Christie: GOP Has Been Too Unwelcoming To Minorities

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday faulted his party for what he said was unwelcoming tone at times to minority voters.

06/10/2015

Brooklyn native Mia Love was elected Tuesday, Nov. 4, in Utah as the first black woman Republican ever in Congress. (Credit: Mia Love for Congress)

Brooklyn Native Elected In Utah As First Black Woman Republican Ever In Congress

A Brooklyn native was elected in Utah this week as the first black woman Republican in ever in Congress.

11/05/2014

Former Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney speaks of Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) as they address an  audience during a birthday celebration on September 10, 2014 at The Hilton in East Brunswick, NJ.  The event, dubbed "Governor Chris Christie 52nd Birthday Celebration," also served as a NJ-GOP fundraiser.  (Photo by Matt Rainey/Getty Images)

Romney: Christie Is ‘A Man Who Knows What To Do’

Former Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney drew a sharp contrast between New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and President Barack Obama at a fundraiser Wednesday night in honor of Christie’s 52nd birthday.

09/10/2014

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Conn. First Selectman Calls Out Republican Town Committee Members For Not Voting

First Selectman Tim Herbst is running for state treasurer and is taking to task some town officials who he says let down members of their own Republican party.

08/30/2014

Sea Cliff Mayor Bruce Kennedy

CBS 2 Exclusive: L.I. Candidate Loses GOP Endorsement Over Same-Sex Marriage Ceremonies

A Republican candidate from Long Island said officiating at same-sex wedding ceremonies has cost him the endorsement of his party.

06/25/2014

Gov. Chris Christie

Christie Calls 2016 GOP Frontrunner Status ‘Meaningless’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Monday said he does not think much about his status as front-runner for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.

12/02/2013

John Boehner

Opinion: GOP Too Extreme

More than a month after the election, things continue to get worse for the GOP brand. The lead Republican spokesperson during the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner, has a 34 percent approval rating. President Obama has a 54 percent approval rating.

12/20/2012

Dick Armey

Opinion: Amazing ‘Stupid Things’

Former House Republican Leader Dick Armey criticized GOP candidates for saying “stupid things,” but here is one problem: The 2012 candidates were talking about Republican policy.

12/11/2012

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Opinion: ‘I’m Not A Scientist, Man’ And The GOP’s War On Reason

If Republicans, as a political party, continue this hostility toward science then they do not understand the driving force that science and innovation play in our economy. It also is another proof point in the case that Democrats made about Republican math not adding up.

11/20/2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Opinion: Chris Christie Is In The Wrong Business

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is obviously in the wrong business. He is becoming more of a television celebrity by the minute and getting much better reviews as a television performer than as governor.

11/20/2012

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: Elections Have Consequences

The day after the voters spoke in our democracy, Republicans sought to set aside the results and focus on winning next time. It is not just a losing proposition for Republicans, it is a losing proposition for America.

11/09/2012

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Pollster: Christie’s Sandy Performance Shows He’s Nobody’s Opening Act

Governor Chris Christie’s handling of Hurricane Sandy has done little to water down interest in him as a candidate for president in 2016. It’s not that he wasn’t already on the short list, but Mitt Romney’s loss appears to be Christie’s gain.

11/07/2012

House Speaker John Boehner and President Barack Obama in the Cabinet Room at the White House - Washington, DC - Jul 11, 2011 (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Expert: Republican Party Has To Look In The Mirror, Adapt To Changing Electorate

Will it be four more years of partisanship or will both sides find a path to compromise? And will the Republican party see the outcome of campaign 2012 as a mandate to “re-image” itself?

11/07/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: President Obama Says Vote For Revenge

On Friday, President Barack Obama told his supporters at a campaign rally – inside a public high school, no less – to vote for revenge!

11/05/2012

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