Tag Archives: Chris Christie

Christie’s Bridge(Gate) to Nowhere: What About Obama?

Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono mentioned this scandal during one of her debates with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Arguing that because Fort Lee mayor Mark Sokolich refused to endorse the governor, she indicted Christie for  retaliating by tying up traffic at George Washington Bridge. Following his impressive reelection last year, Governor Christie was cruising into the national spotlight with…

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Five Things: Prof U Sets Herald Straight, Christie at RNC, Brown wants us to get along and more..

Professor Ubertaccio Sets Herald Straight on Mass GOP Heritage You may remember the Boston Herald being a little snarky earlier this week at the apparent dearth of Republicans in Massachusetts.  Well Professor Ubertaccio, one of the Mass Politics Profs, set them straight. That’s a missed opportunity for there is a rich GOP history here that Republicans across the country…

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Sen. Brown Goes To Bat For Government Unions

From the Wall St. Journal: The Senate is moving closer to passing legislation that would require states to grant public-safety employees, including police, firefighters and emergency medical workers, the right to collectively bargain over hours and wages. The bill, known as the Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act, would mainly affect about 20 states that don’t grant collective-bargaining rights statewide for…

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