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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

New Jersey Port Jams

Brutal Winter, Labor Shortages Make For Mess At New Jersey Ports

The bitter winter has caused major traffic jams around the ports of New Jersey — with truckers stuck in line for hours to pick up cargo, and the consequences being seen at major retailers.

02/26/2014

Port Authority Executive Director Pat Foye, Port Authority Chairman David Samson (L-R). (credit: panynj.gov)

Port Authority Board Criticizes Executive Director For Comments About Christie Appointee

Internal squabbling at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has taken a new turn.

02/26/2014

Mark Sokolich

Fort Lee Mayor Meets With Prosecutors About ‘Bridgegate’

Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich has met with federal prosecutors about the deliberate, gridlock-causing lane closures at the George Washington Bridge last year.

02/24/2014

NJ Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting in Monmouth County on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Christie Talks Sandy, Not Bridge Scandal, At Town Hall

Thursday’s town hall meeting in Monmouth County was the first since a political payback scandal engulfed his administration.

02/20/2014

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

Passengers return to Terminal C following a partial evacuation at LaGuardia Airport on Feb. 4, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

LaGuardia Terminal Cleared After Smoking Package Prompts Evacuation

Part of Terminal C at LaGuardia Airport was evacuated as a precaution Tuesday as authorities investigated a report of smoke coming from a package.

02/04/2014

Canceled flights due to a winter storm are viewed on a schedule board at LaGuardia Airport on Feb. 3, 2014 (credit: CBS 2)

Super Bowl Fans Stranded As Winter Storm Disrupts Travel

By midday, the flight-tracking website FlightAware reported nearly 2,000 delayed flights and 1,500 canceled flights nationwide, including in Newark, New York and Philadelphia.

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

Super Bowl Boulevard in Times Square (credit: Jason Keidel/CBS Local Sports)

Keidel: Super Bowl-ing On The Boulevard

Everything is larger in New York, and Super Bowl Boulevard is no exception. It has the obscene, fun-house distortion you expect when a party is thrown in Times Square.

01/30/2014

Newark Liberty International Airport (file/credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Newark Airport Workers Not Included In Port Authority-Ordered Pay Hikes

The agency’s executive director, Patrick Foye – appointed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat – sent a letter Tuesday to four airlines demanding that their contractors give an immediate $1-an-hour pay raise to workers at New York City’s Kennedy and LaGuardia airports.

01/30/2014

Vehicles slow for tolls before crossing the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

NJ Democrats Set To Merge GWB Traffic Jam Probe

The Assembly and Senate plan to vote Monday to establish the joint bipartisan committee with power to subpoena people and correspondence related to the lane closings and abuse of power allegations.

01/27/2014

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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