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Court Hearing Set in Bridge Scandal Looming Over Christie

POLITICS | By Jill Colvin and David Porter | May 1
An investigation into the 2013 George Washington Bridge traffic jam scandal, which has loomed over New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as he considers a presidential run, is headed to a courtroom Friday.

Possible GOP Candidates Pitch Ideas at Conservative Forum

POLITICS | By Thomas Beaumont | Jan 26
Govs. Chris Christie of New Jersey and Scott Walker of Wisconsin, former Govs. Rick Perry of Texas and Mike Huckabee of Arkansas, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and many others turned the Iowa Freedom Forum into the unofficial launch of the next campaign

Federal Court Rejects Challenge to NJ Conversion Therapy Ban

New Jersey's ban on so-called gay conversion therapy was upheld by a federal appeals court on Thursday, though the three-judge panel took issue with a key aspect of a lower court's ruling.

Where 'Gay American' Jim McGreevey Is, 10 Years On

POLITICS | By Geoff Mulvihill | Aug 10
Ten years after he announced that he was a "gay American" and would resign from office after a scandal-plagued stint as New Jersey governor, Jim McGreevey is back in government, this time mostly as an evangelist for prison reform.

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Challenge to NJ Gay Conversion Ban for Minors is Dismissed

For the second time in nine months, a federal judge in New Jersey has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the state's ban on gay conversion therapy.

Christie to Republicans: Don't Give Up Marriage Fight

While speaking to reporters Saturday at the National Governors Association convention in Nashville, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said while the issue of same-sex marriage is "settled" in his home state, opponents shouldn't give up the fight elsewhere.

Rick Perry: ’I Stepped Right In It’ Regarding Oops Moment Linking Gays to Alcoholics

After a week of occupying numerous headlines and debates over a statement made likening homosexuality to alcoholism, Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) appears to be backing away from the hot button social issue and diverting attention to the economy.

Christie Joins GOP Courtship of Evangelicals

POLITICS | By Steve Peoples | Jun 20
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is joining the parade of ambitious Republicans courting religious conservatives as the early jockeying for the next presidential contest intensifies.

Christie Disagrees With Perry’s Gay Statements

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 13
Rifts continue to form in the Republican Party today when N.J. Gov. Chris Christie publicly disagreed with Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s recent statement linking homosexuality to alcoholism.

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