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With No Actual Debate at Voters First Forum, Candidates Vent in the Spin Room

bloomberg.com — Don't call it a debate. When 11 Republicans gathered in New Hampshire on Monday for their last group appearance before their party's big debate in Cleveland, they each waited patiently in the first row for their turn onstage. Three more of them-U.S.

Christie Runs Down Debate Clock in Iowa

bloomberg.com — New Jersey Governor Chris Christie spent the last weekend before his potential moment in the August 6 Republican presidential debate plodding the ground in Iowa and insisting he's ready for the stage. That whole thing about candidates in the leading spots potentially getting more time? Christie said he's not worried.

Christie Says He’d Cut Planned Parenthood Money Following Videos

bloomberg.com — New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said as president he would end funding of Planned Parenthood, echoing other Republicans after the release of videos showing the group's leaders discussing the cost of aborted fetal tissue.

Billionaire Cohen, Nevada Ranch Are Top Donors to Christie Super-PAC

bloomberg.com — Hedge-fund billionaire Steven A. Cohen and his wife, Alexandra, have together given $2 million to America Leads, the super political-action committee supporting Republican Chris Christie's presidential campaign. Cohen, the founder of Point72 Asset Management LP, and his wife, who runs their charitable foundation, each donated $1 million, according to filings made Friday with the Federal Election Commission.
Jul 31, 2015

Billionaire Cohen, Nevada Ranch Are Top Donors to Christie Super-PAC bloom.bg/1haZ4Ww

Jul 31, 2015

Hedge-fund billionaire Steven Cohen and wife gave $2 million to America Leads, the Chris Christie super PAC @business bloomberg.com/politics/artic…

Christie Aide: Will File Forms In Time to Make Fox News Debate

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Smoke That Pot Now, Chris Christie Tells Users in States That Allow It

bloomberg.com — Residents in U.S. states that have legalized marijuana should toke up while they still can, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said. "If you're getting high in Colorado today, enjoy it," Christie, a Republican campaigning for the 2016 presidential nomination, said Tuesday during a town-hall meeting at the Salt Hill Pub in Newport, New Hampshire.
Jul 28, 2015

RT @bpolitics: Chris Christie tells users to smoke that stash now 'cause the party's over when he's president bloom.bg/1Mt7jJi pic.twitter.com/7b8LHpcXzJ

Jul 28, 2015

Better Smoke That Pot Now, Chris Christie Tells Users in States That Allow It bloom.bg/1Mt7jJi via @bpolitics @tdopp

Jul 28, 2015

RT @tdopp: Smoke That Pot Now, Chris Christie Tells Users in States That Allow It bloom.bg/1Mt7jJi

Jul 28, 2015

Smoke That Pot Now, Chris Christie Tells Users in States That Allow It bloom.bg/1Mt7jJi

Jul 28, 2015

Smoke up, stoners, @ChrisChristie says in NH, 'cause in 2017, "I will enforce the federal laws." @TDopp bloom.bg/1GZmd2Q

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Super-PAC Backing Christie Buys Fox News Ads Ahead of Debate

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New Jersey Transit Tells Amtrak Rail Disruptions ‘Unacceptable’

bloomberg.com — New Jersey Transit expressed frustration with this week's commuter rail-service disruptions, calling them "unacceptable" and promising to press for a solution. "We've contacted Amtrak at highest levels," New Jersey Transit posted on its official Twitter account Wednesday, after a third straight day of delays.

NJ Transit Riders Endure Commuting Nightmare After Fare Increase

bloomberg.com — For the commuters who collectively make almost a million daily trips on New Jersey Transit, it's been an arduous week just seven days after the agency's board approved service cuts and a 9 percent fare increase. New Jersey Transit suspended Manhattan-bound service ahead of Wednesday's morning commute thanks to malfunctioning overhead power cables.
Jul 22, 2015

@NJTransit Riders Endure Commuting Nightmare After Fare Increase Approved bloom.bg/1TQmRZO @tdopp #njtransit

Jul 22, 2015

Attn @GovChristie: NJ Transit Riders Endure Commuting Nightmare After Fare Increase bloom.bg/1TQmRZO @business

Jul 22, 2015

"It was a third straight day of hell for NJ Transit commuters" (TRUE, if "day" defined as "one-third of forever") bloom.bg/1TQmRZO

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Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman Joins Chris Christie Campaign as National Finance Co-Chair

bloomberg.com — Hewlett-Packard Inc. Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman has signed on to Chris Christie's national finance team as a co-chair, a marquee name on a roster that includes hedge fund managers and business executives. Whitman, 58, joins Home Depot Inc.
Jul 22, 2015

Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman Joins Chris Christie Campaign as National Finance Co-Chair bloom.bg/1Dtpkjk via @bpolitics

Jul 22, 2015

Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman Joins Chris Christie Campaign as National Finance Co-Chair bloom.bg/1Dtpkjk via @bpolitics

Jul 22, 2015

RT @ZekeJMiller: Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman Joins Chris Christie Campaign as National Finance Co-Chair bloom.bg/1Dtpkjk via @bpolitics

Jul 22, 2015

RT @ZekeJMiller: Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman Joins Chris Christie Campaign as National Finance Co-Chair bloom.bg/1Dtpkjk via @bpolitics

Jul 22, 2015

Via @bpolitics, Dallas oilman Al Hill Jr. is a co-chair of @govchristie's national finance team bloomberg.com/politics/artic…

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Aug 03, 2015

Lonely stage at St. Anselm College awaits GOP candidates at the Voters First Presidential Forum in Manchester, NH. pic.twitter.com/HuYE0fnxtZ

Aug 03, 2015

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Jul 31, 2015

@ChrisChristie talks Hillary, marijuana and Planned Parenthood in townhall at Beck's Sports Grill in Cedar Falls, Ia. pic.twitter.com/eyKJHr7UF4

Jul 31, 2015

Billionaire Cohen, Nevada Ranch Are Top Donors to Christie Super-PAC bloom.bg/1haZ4Ww

Jul 29, 2015

Apparently, Robie's is a wall of fame of sorts for politicians and sad clowns. pic.twitter.com/I6INXAd9UP



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