As state lawmakers enter the last month of the 84th Texas Legislature, they advanced a number of measures that would further restrict abortions, drug test political candidates and facilitate engagement with constituents on social media.
A onetime political ally of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie peaded guilty Friday — and two other former members of his inner circle were indicted — in connection with their roles in the infamous 2013 traffic jam on the George Washington Bridege. Fallout from the scandal has significantly deflated Christie’s presidential stock in the GOP, which two years ago was soaring after he won reelection in a deep blue state.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was once considered a frontrunner for the Republican nomination in 2016. The Fix’s Chris Cillizza gives his take on how badly Bridgegate will hurt his presidential ambitions.