Presidential Election

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Controversy Swirls As Speculation Continues Over Christie’s Potential Presidential Bid

Controversy is swirling around the governor for not backing fellow Republican Rob Astorino, who is running against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, and it could cost Christie support from his own party if he wants to run for president.

08/11/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie updates members of the media on damage and recovery efforts related to Superstorm Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Ewing, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

2012: A Big Year For New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

From public squabbles with detractors to kudos after Superstorm Sandy, what a year 2012 has been for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

12/29/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Report: Romney Won At Least 50 Percent Of Vote In 2 Manhattan Precincts

While President Barack Obama won Manhattan handily earlier this month, a published report late last week said Republican Mitt Romney won at least 50 percent of the vote in a couple of precincts – notably the one that includes Trump Tower.

11/25/2012

The New York State Capitol in Albany - File / Photo: Daniel Barry/Getty Images

CBS News: Obama Wins New York

President Barack Obama has won the 29 electoral votes commanded by the state of New York, CBS News has projected.

11/06/2012

Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Mitt Romney Selects Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan To Be His Running Mate

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has selected Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan to be his running mate. Romney and Ryan are kicking off a four-day bus tour that will take them to as many states.

08/11/2012

Gov. Chris Christie/file (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

New Jersey Residents React To Gov. Christie’s Snub From Republican Ticket

“I’m not surprised,” one New Jersey resident said. “I think Christie is going to wait for four more years until there is an open field. I think the media wanted him to be the No. 2 more than he did.”

08/11/2012

Mitt Romney (left) and Chris Christie (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie To Hold Lunchtime Rally For Romney In Illinois

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will return to the stump for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Friday. Christie will host a lunchtime “Romney for President” rally at Elmhurst College in Illinois.

03/15/2012

Chris Christie (credit: Governor's Office/Tim Larsen) ; Mitt Romney (credit: Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Endorses Romney For GOP Nod, Implies Obama Is ‘Can’t Do’ Candidate

Late Tuesday afternoon, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie endorsed Mitt Romney to be the Republican presidential nominee — and he minced no words about why.

10/11/2011

Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Christie Doesn’t Regret Using Helicopter To Attend Son’s Baseball Game

The New Jersey governor said he would make the same decision in using the month-old, $12.5 million helicopter but would pay for the ride on the front end.

06/14/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Donald Trump

Bloomberg Noncommittal On Trump Presidential Talk

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg calls real estate tycoon Donald Trump a friend and says “anybody can run for president if you’re 35 and an American citizen.”

04/24/2011

Former NYC Mayor Giuliani (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Giuliani Speech Fuels Speculation Of 2012 Presidential Run

Giuliani, who says he hasn’t decided whether he will run again, sounded a lot like a candidate when he spoke at a GOP fundraiser in Manchester on Friday night.

03/18/2011