Right Turn: Gov. Chris Christie


Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 03/28/2014

Christie rebound?

Gov. Chris Christie hasn’t missed much in the 2016 jostling.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Republicans, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 03/21/2014

Who’s hot and cold for 2016?

It’s hard to call anyone a GOP ‘front-runner’ for 2016.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:30 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential race, 2016 Republicans, Gov. Chris Christie, Jeb Bush

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 03/12/2014

Christie travails

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s polling stinks.

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Tags:  2016 GOP, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 02/26/2014

Governors: Stand and deliver

Governors can’t have a rhetorical position at the expense of a governing result.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:18 PM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidential election, 2016 Republicans, Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/25/2014

Christie down but not out

The New Jersey governor’s polling sinks but his agenda widens.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential race, 2016 Republicans, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/21/2014

Moving the needle on Christie

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has a good day, for a change.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidential election, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/13/2014

Why is Scott Walker helping Chris Christie?

The Wisconsin governor maintains his nice guy image by not attacking New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, Gov. Chris Christie, Gov. Scott Walker

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 02/12/2014

Bullies and wimps

The “bully” and “ruthless” police need to get a grip.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:20 PM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gov. Chris Christie, Hillary Clinton, Media bias

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/12/2014

What’s happening to the rest of the GOP field?

What has the GOP 2016 field been up to?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidential race, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 02/04/2014

Rubio and Christie: Different politicians, different problems

Chris Christie and Marco Rubio have different challenges and weaknesses.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:15 AM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidential election, Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 02/02/2014

Again with the accusations

Gov. Chris Christie’s drip, drip, drip problem

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 02/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, 2016 Republicans, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 01/22/2014

Counterpunching lessons

Gov. Chris Christie is taking counterpunching to a new level.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:49 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gov. Chris Christie, Media bias

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 01/21/2014

Christie’s first 2016 stump speech?

Gov. Chris Christie’s inauguration speech sounds the opening bell for 2016.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 01/20/2014

Who got hit by a 2X4?

Someone got hit by a 2X4, for sure.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:00 PM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 01/16/2014

Christie moves on

Chris Christie’s short-term agenda

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:30 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/16/2014

The media don’t get Christie

The media are clueless when it comes to Chris Christie.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gov. Chris Christie, Media bias

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/15/2014

Can Christie turn the page?

Gov. Chris Christie talks policy, not traffic.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 01/13/2014

Christie gets help

Christie gets some unexpected help.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 01/12/2014

Sunday wrap

Who said what about whom?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:11 PM ET, 01/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gov. Chris Christie, Sunday shows, Sunday talk shows

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 01/12/2014

The bridge scandal makes no sense

The narrative set forward by critics of N.J. Gov. Chris Christie is implausible.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 01/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 01/10/2014

Trials, tribulations and apologies

A primer on Bill and Hillary Clinton and Govs. Bob McDonnell’s and Chris Christie’s ordeals.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Gov. Chris Christie, Hillary Clinton, Obamacare

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Christie’s marathon press conference

The New Jersey governor conducted a seminar in damage control and public apologies.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:32 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 12/20/2013

Christie’s immigration compromise

Gov. Chris Christie makes the case for Dream Act residents and for compromise.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Gov. Chris Christie, Immigration reform

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/12/2013

Christie vs. Hillary?

Gov. Chris Christie has an electability argument, but he’ll need more to win in 2016.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 Republicans, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 11/27/2013

Christie’s pre-campaign

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is the frontrunner for 2016, but for how long?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:50 PM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidential election, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 11/12/2013

The tea party and 2016

But the right wing will live on.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:46 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Gov. Chris Christie, presidential race 2016

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 11/07/2013

Do more than show up

Showing up in diverse communities is the beginning, not the end, of the trail for Republicans.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:46 AM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, GOP, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 08:23 PM ET, 11/05/2013

Christie wins big

Chris Christie captures reelection as governor in New Jersey with a campaign that stressed bipartisanship.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:23 PM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gov. Chris Christie, New Jersey

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 11/03/2013

What the GOP can learn from Chris Christie

Republicans should take their lead from a winning politician.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 11/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, GOP governors, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 10/29/2013

New Jersey vs. Virginia

Who are you going to believe: The right wing or the results?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:01 PM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 election, conservative movement, GOP 2016, Gov. Chris Christie, New Jersey governor's race

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 10/14/2013

Legislators differ from executives (good ones)

It takes an executive, a good one, to run the country.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP split, Gov. Chris Christie, Government shutdown, House Republicans, House senators

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 08/14/2013

Chris Christie should thank Sarah Palin

The New Jersey governor benefits from her antagonistic attitude.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:01 AM ET, 08/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gov. Chris Christie, Sarah Palin, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 07:47 AM ET, 08/02/2013

Prepping for 2016: Chris Christie

How does Chris Christie prepare for a 2016 presidential run?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:47 AM ET, 08/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 07/30/2013

Christie flattens Rand Paul

The New Jersey governor shows how to dissect an opponent, in this case the clueless Kentucky senator.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:46 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 07/26/2013

Face-off on national security

Gov. Chris Christie takes on libertarian know-nothings on terrorism.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:46 PM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gov. Chris Christie, National Security, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 07/11/2013

Republicans should follow the leader

Republicans should figure out why Chris Christie is so popular.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:47 AM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gov. Chris Christie, Governors

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 07/08/2013

Is Christie the GOP's best 2016 candidate?

Gov. Chris Christie is one effective vote-getter.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:01 PM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 06/30/2013

Will GOP primary voters behave like Dems. in 2016?

Voters won’t elevate a mere celebrity.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:03 PM ET, 06/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, GOP 2016, Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 06/10/2013

Maybe Christie got it exactly right in New Jersey

Right-wing critics of Gov. Chris Christie ave throwing a fit over his handling of the Senate race in New Jersey, perhaps because they haven't a clue about New Jersey politics.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:46 AM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gov. Chris Christie, New Jersey, Senate 2014

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 06/04/2013

Christie sets the date, keeps to his 2016 strategy

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie picks dates for the U.S. Senate special election primary and general election.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:13 PM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gov. Chris Christie, New Jersey, Senate

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 05/08/2013

Chris Christie's appeal

Gov. Chris Christie's surgery reminds us why he is popular -- and it's nothing to do with his weight.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:46 AM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 05/01/2013

Christie will cruise to reelection. Then what?

Gov. Chris Christie is still in the top tier of GOP 2016 prospects.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:31 AM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 04/05/2013

Drug reform but not legalization?

With talk of drug legalization there may be a different tactic in dealing with the exccesses of the current system.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:47 PM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drug legalization, Drug reform, Gov. Chris Christie, medical marijuana, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 06:16 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Christie's gun plan: Not so much about guns

The New Jersey governor proposes a plan that isn't all about the guns.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:16 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gov. Chris Christie, guns, Republicans 2016