Chris Christie http://wamc.org en Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary http://wamc.org/post/dr-alan-chartocks-morning-commentary-208 <p>WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's possible run for president, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo raising money for his campaign, and Bill de Blasio's vacation plans that might upset some railroad workers. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:45:20 +0000 Person: Alan Chartock 94964 at http://wamc.org Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary http://wamc.org/post/dr-alan-chartocks-morning-commentary-142 <p>WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and trains transporting oil through the Port of Albany. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 11:36:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 86893 at http://wamc.org Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary http://wamc.org/post/dr-alan-chartocks-morning-commentary-123 <p>WAMC political observer Dr. Alan Chartock talks about the latest scandal engulfing Chris Christie's administration and the veto of Senate Bill 1062 by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer.</p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 12:50:49 +0000 Alan Chartock 84841 at http://wamc.org Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary Democratic U.S. Congressman Discourage Move By GOP's Baker http://wamc.org/post/democratic-us-congressman-discourage-move-gops-baker <p>Democratic U.S. Congressmen from Massachusetts and New Jersey are voicing their disapproval of the decision by <a href="https://www.charliebaker2014.com/" target="_blank">Charlie Baker</a>, a Republican nominee for Governor of Massachusetts, to join <a href="http://www.state.nj.us/governor/" target="_blank">New Jersey Governor Christie Christie</a> at fundraiser in Boston Thursday night.</p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 22:36:36 +0000 Jim Levulis 84821 at http://wamc.org Democratic U.S. Congressman Discourage Move By GOP's Baker 1/22/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/12214-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock, newsman Ray Graf, and Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Pre-K Dispute<br />VA Gov Indicted<br />Christie called to Leave RGA<br />Yale Tangle<br />NSA Poll</p><p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 82479 at http://wamc.org 1/22/14 Panel Cuomo On GWB Scandal: "Everybody Wants The Facts" http://wamc.org/post/cuomo-gwb-scandal-everybody-wants-facts <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says he's still looking for the facts behind a traffic reconfiguration at the George Washington Bridge that created a huge traffic jam in Fort Lee, New Jersey.</p><p>New Jersey Governor Chris Christie fired a top aide and distanced himself from his campaign manager after emails and texts revealed that the traffic changes had been ordered by people in his administration for the express purpose of tying up traffic.</p><p>Cuomo was asked about the scandal as he left the Rev. Al Sharpton's headquarters on Saturday.</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 12:20:21 +0000 Jaired Crofut 82182 at http://wamc.org Cuomo On GWB Scandal: "Everybody Wants The Facts" Blagojevich Prosecutor To Lead NJ Scandal Inquiry http://wamc.org/post/blagojevich-prosecutor-lead-nj-scandal-inquiry <p></p><p></p><p>The federal prosecutor who helped convict former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich is being asked to investigate the apparent political payback scandal involving New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's administration.</p><p>The New Jersey Assembly tapped former assistant U.S. Attorney Reid Schar, who helped convict Blagojevich of corruption, as special counsel Wednesday.</p><p>The special counsel will advise a legislative committee investigating a plot that shut down lanes to the George Washington Bridge for four days in September.</p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 12:23:52 +0000 Jaired Crofut 81947 at http://wamc.org Blagojevich Prosecutor To Lead NJ Scandal Inquiry Vox Pop : Open Forum on 1/14/14 : Christie and Bridgegate http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-open-forum-11414-christie-and-bridgegate <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the wake of </span>Superstorm<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Sandy, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was a rising star in the Republican party, poised for a legitimate shot at the White House. But </span>“Bridgegate”<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is threatening to tarnish his reputation, even though he vehemently denied involvement in the scandal that pinned the closing of two lanes of the George Washington bridge for political retribution on two of his top aides.</span></p><p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 19:12:34 +0000 81835 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Open Forum on 1/14/14 : Christie and Bridgegate Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary http://wamc.org/post/dr-alan-chartocks-morning-commentary-95 <p>WAMC political observer Dr. Alan Chartock talks about NJ Gov. Chris Christie, the conviction of New York Assemblyman Eric Stevenson and the retirement of Assemblyman Dennis Gabryszak.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 12:46:48 +0000 Alan Chartock 81800 at http://wamc.org Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary Christie Faces Criticism, Silence From GOP Rivals http://wamc.org/post/christie-faces-criticism-silence-gop-rivals <p>New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has found little support — and sharp criticism in some cases — from the slate of potential rivals for the Republican presidential nomination.</p><p>At the same time, would-be allies from states including Iowa and New Hampshire have been slow to rally behind the Republican governor, whose administration appears to have created a massive traffic jam to punish a political adversary.</p><p>Even strong supporters acknowledge the New Jersey investigation is far from over.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 11:36:26 +0000 Jaired Crofut 81795 at http://wamc.org Christie Faces Criticism, Silence From GOP Rivals