By Paul Bedard | 04/23/14 10:46 AM
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, considering a 2016 presidential bid, does not have the support of his party's base, with just one in four Republicans eager for him to run and an even worse 18 percent of self-identified conservatives backing his bid. With the GOP considering a slew of...
By Associated Press | 04/22/14 08:00 AM
Speaking Monday on his monthly Townsquare radio network show, the governor noted that in the 2015 fiscal year, the state expects to pay more for retiree benefits than it will for benefits earned by active employees.
By Timothy P. Carney | 04/21/14 02:51 PM
Regulation is often the means by which politicians and incumbent businesses collude to amplify their own power and wealth at the expense of outsiders — including competitors and consumers.
By Paul Bedard | 04/15/14 08:57 AM
A new report that gauges the economic future of all 50 states could weigh on the 2016 GOP primaries by showing that low tax states such as Indiana, Texas and Wisconsin have a much better outlook than high taxers like New Jersey.
By Philip Klein | 04/10/14 05:21 PM
There's a scene in the comedy film “High Anxiety” in which a driver meets Mel Brooks at the airport and offers to pick up his cumbersome trunk. “I got it, I got it, I got it,” the driver insists as he struggles to lift the luggage before gasping, “I ain't got it!” It lands with a thud.
By Steve Chapman | 04/10/14 10:46 AM
Legalizing marijuana is an issue made to order for the Democratic Party. A majority of Americans now supports the idea, and so do two out of three Democrats. Two states have done it, and several more may vote on it in 2016.
By Geoff Mulvihill | 04/10/14 08:26 AM
Gov. Chris Christie is trying to build pressure on lawmakers to re-adopt a cap on raises for police and firefighters that arbitrators can award.
By Paul Bedard | 04/03/14 03:04 PM
With a crushing dominance shown in repeated polls, Democrat Hillary Clinton is on a path to do something her husband and two-term president never achieved: win a majority of more than 50 percent of the presidential vote in 2016. In the latest poll, Zogby Analytics confirmed the trend showing...
By Charlie Spiering | 04/03/14 09:24 AM
A majority of New Jersey residents approve of Chris Christie's job as governor, even though many of them still believe that he was somewhat involved in the bridge scandal.
04/03/14 12:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donors have given $33 million to the Republican Governors Association since New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took the helm late last year. The committee to elect GOP governors on Thursday announced it raised $23.5 million during the first three months of the year. That sum...
By Charlie Spiering | 04/01/14 08:32 AM
During an interview with Fox News host Megyn Kelly aired Monday night, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was asked to name his top candidates for president. Christie said former Florida governor Jeb Bush would be an "outstanding candidate" for president, and also named Scott Walker, Paul Ryan and...
By Charlie Spiering | 04/01/14 08:20 AM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie asserted that his "hug" of President Obama right before the 2012 election in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy did not hurt Mitt Romney's chance to win the presidency.
By Charlie Spiering | 03/31/14 02:18 PM
Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., turned down the opportunity to bash the mainstream media on Friday, when interviewed by Fox News host Megyn Kelly. Kelly pointed out, during a part of the interview aired on Friday, that there was an unprecedented volume of negative media coverage surrounding the...
By Charles Hoskinson | 03/31/14 09:13 AM
Conventional wisdom has it that Americans don't care about foreign policy because they're tired after more than a decade of conflict. But they're certainly paying attention.
By Byron York | 03/30/14 05:46 PM
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, who won eight primaries and caucuses in the 2008 Republican presidential race, says a new poll showing him tied for the lead of the 2016 GOP primary race is "encouraging." The poll, done by Washington-based WPA Opinion Research, shows Huckabee and Rand Paul...
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