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Second Chris Christie Aide Gets 18 Months In Prison For Bridgegate, Testified That Christie Knew About Plot

The New York Times reports: Bridget Anne Kelly, a former top aide to Gov. Chris Christie, was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Wednesday for her role in closing access lanes to the George Washington Bridge as a form of political retribution against a mayor who refused to endorse Mr. Christie for re-election in 2013. Earlier on Wednesday, Bill ...

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Christie Aide Sentenced To Two Years For Bridgegate

CBS News reports: Bill Baroni, an ex-aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, has been sentenced to two years in prison over 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal. Baroni and Bridget Kelly were convicted last November on counts including wire fraud, conspiracy and misusing the bridge for improper purposes. Baroni is being sentenced first Wednesday followed by Kelly in the ...

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NEW JERSEY: Former Staffers For Gov. Chris Christie Found Guilty Of All Charges In Bridgegate Scandal

CBS News reports: Two former allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have been convicted in a plot to use traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge for political retaliation. Bridget Kelly, Christie’s former deputy chief of staff, and Bill Baroni, a Christie appointee to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, were found guilty Friday of all ...

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INSIDER: I Told Christie About Bridgegate Plot

Reuters reports: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was told about the lane closures that led to the “Bridgegate” scandal a month before they occurred, a former aide testified on Friday, contradicting Christie’s statements that he only learned about them afterward. Bridget Kelly, the governor’s former deputy chief of staff, told jurors in federal court in Newark that she discussed the ...

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BRIDGEGATE: Judge Finds Probable Cause For Official Misconduct Charge Against NJ Gov. Chris Christie

NBC News reports: A judge has found probable cause for a complaint of official misconduct against Gov. Chris Christie related to the George Washington Bridge closure. The case now goes to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, which will determine if the case will lead to an indictment. Attorneys representing Christie declined to comment on the case. It comes weeks after ...

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Prosecutors: Christie Knew About Bridge Plot

Bloomberg reports: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie knew his top allies were involved in a plan to snarl traffic near the George Washington Bridge to punish a mayor who didn’t back Christie’s re-election, prosecutors told a jury at the start of a trial. Bridget Anne Kelly and Bill Baroni deliberately shut access lanes to the bridge to paralyze traffic in ...

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Staffer Says Christie “Flat Out Lied” About Bridgegate

NorthJersey.com reports: A former aide to Governor Christie said the governor lied about his knowledge of his administration’s involvement in the George Washington Bridge lane closures, according to a new court filing. Christina Renna, who worked under deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly, texted: “Are you listening? He just flat out lied about senior staff and (former deputy chief ...

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Editorial Of The Day

From the editor of the Newark Star-Ledger: Now that Christie has been knocked back, the leading candidate for the GOP nomination is Mike Huckabee, the former governor of Arkansas, recently famous for his bizarre rant about women’s libido. And when he fades, Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas will be waiting to pick up the ...

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Chris Christie To Speak At CPAC

Last year the Tea Party’s CPAC snubbed Chris Christie for being a RINO. But now that Democrats are gleefully jumping on the Bridgegate scandal, he’s coming back. “We are very excited to announce that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will speak at CPAC 2014. At this year’s CPAC – and through our theme ‘ACU’s Golden Anniversary: Getting It Right for ...

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Bruce Springsteen & Jimmy Fallon
Gov. Christie Traffic Jam

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Karl Rove On Chris Christie

“I don’t think the Tea Party is going to seize upon Fort Lee and the George Washington Bridge as their defining difference with Christie. In fact, I think he’s handling to this [sic] – being straightforward, taking action, saying ‘I’m responsible firing people’ – probably gives him some street cred with Tea Party Republicans who say, ‘That’s what we want ...

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Rasmussen Poll On Christie

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Letterman’s Chris Christie Top Ten

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Today’s New York City Tabloids

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Humphrey Bogart’s Estate Is Shocked

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Fox News Defends Chris Christie

Josh Feldman recaps: Bill O’Reilly finally tackled the Chris Christie “Bridgegate” scandal on Thursday night, and he mostly defended Christie against the criticisms lobbed against him, especially the “bully” label. Laura Ingraham joined O’Reilly and pointed out that Republicans will also be gunning for Christie too, because for years now conservatives have been unhappy with the moderate Christie and his ...

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Today’s New York City Tabloids

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Feds To Investigate Chris Christie

Via the New York Times: Federal prosecutors in New Jersey will begin a preliminary inquiry into the lane closures in Fort Lee, according to a law enforcement source. A source with knowledge of the plans said that the United States attorney for New Jersey, Paul J. Fishman, would announce the investigation on Thursday morning. The decision to open an inquiry ...

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Christie Fires Top Aide

Kelly was Christie’s deputy chief of staff. (Graphic source)

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