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Why has no one asked Chris Christie about Bridgegate? – Washington Post (blog)

Why has no one asked Chris Christie about Bridgegate?Washington Post (blog)Over the last two weeks, Chris Christie has spent several hours fielding questions from New Jerseyans in two town halls — the 110th and 111th of his governorship. He’s taken questions by the score about the recovery efforts from Hurricane Sandy …Chris Christie Live! Embattled […]

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Two words Chris Christie never mentioned in budget speech: Hurricane Sandy – The Times, Trenton

Two words Chris Christie never mentioned in budget speech: Hurricane SandyThe Times, TrentonTRENTON — A central theme of Gov. Chris Christie’s budget address last year was Hurricane Sandy. He was riding a wave of popularity from his handling of the storm. This year, amid a swirl of controversy over the state’s handling of recovery efforts […]

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Chris Christie avoids Bridgegate scandal at Town Hall, talks Sandy relief and … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsChris Christie avoided talk of Bridgegate on Thursday at the first town hall meeting of his second term, focusing instead on the bureaucracy holding up reconstruction after Hurricane Sandy. “I still spend every week, about 40% of my personal time, on …Chris Christie hopes Bruce Springsteen will be his friend somedayThe Star-LedgerAt […]

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Chris Christie postpones Middletown town hall because of snow again – The Star-Ledger

The Star-LedgerTRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie’s 110th town hall has been postponed again because of snow. With another storm expected to hit New Jersey this morning, the Republican governor’s office announced that it will reschedule today’s Hurricane Sandy-releated …Stormy Morning Commute Expected With Up to 5 Inches of SnowPatch.comWeather updates: Expect snow through the afternoon, […]

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Christie used Sandy funds for senior complex in town where mayor endorsed him – Hunterdon County Democrat – NJ.com

Christie used Sandy funds for senior complex in town where mayor endorsed himHunterdon County Democrat – NJ.comTRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie helped channel $6 million in federal Hurricane Sandy recovery dollars to a project conceived years before the storm struck, in an Essex County town that was not particularly hard hit, records show. The funding, […]

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New Jersey mayor’s diary: Chris Christie held Hurricane Sandy aid ‘hostage’ – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe mayor of Hoboken, N.J., doubled down Sunday on her allegations against New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, saying she got a “direct message from the governor” that he would hold up millions in Sandy aid unless she approved a development project.Chris Christie’s Office Goes Off On MSNBC: ‘A Partisan Network That Has […]

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Hoboken Mayor Alleges That Chris Christie’s Lt. Governor Extorted Her Over … – Mediaite

MediaiteLast weekend, Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer (D-NJ) told WNYC that the unfolding Bridgegate scandal made her wonder if Governor Chris Christie’s administration had denied her city Hurricane Sandy relief funds as payback for her refusal to endorse …Christie camp held Sandy relief money hostage, mayor allegesMSNBCHoboken Mayor Accuses Chris Christie Team of Holding Hurricane Sandy […]

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NY man wins over $700G from lottery ticket found after Superstorm Sandy – Fox News

Fox NewsIt was the ultimate case of delayed gratification for 27-year-old Marvin Rosales-Martinez. The Hicksville, N.Y. man was working as a landscaper one month after Superstorm Sandy rocked the tri-state area when he stumbled upon a winning lottery ticket worth …Man finds $1M lotto winner in Hurricane Sandy leavesNew York Post$1 million NY lottery winner […]

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President Obama Says Jersey Shore ‘Open For Business’

President Obama is rocking Jersey Shore and Twitter with the historic declaration “Jersey Shore is open for business” today. And stop for a moment and consider that Barack Obama has presided over more natural and social disasters than any American President in our history. From the Economic Crisis, to Sandy Hook, and the Oklahoma Tornado, […]

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Barack Obama For President Of The United States Of America

Today’s Election Day 2012, and you’ve heard the cliched statement that “You have a clear choice.” Well, folks, it’s true: you really do. The choice for this video-blogger is simple: Barack Obama should be reelected as President of The United States. And it’s for a set of reasons that go far beyond the campaign’s “feel […]

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NY Marathon Puts Congresswoman Carolyn Mahoney In Bind

New York Congresswoman Carolyn Mahoney, who this blogger met at the Democratic National Convention,and was kind enough to provide this interview.. …side-stepped MSNBC’s Martin Bashir’s question regarding the New York Marathon, preferring to praise the work of first responders. It’s evident that New York electeds don’t want to piss each other off as the region […]

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Smoke In Flooded NY Apartment During Hurricane Sandy (Video)

Here’s an example of how mainstream media increasingly fails to give a comprehensive view of what’s happening during a disaster, and why social media has overtaken it. The USTREAM channel Occupied Air ran by Thorsten Caristo was used to broadcast the personal tragedy he and his wife (or girlfriend) were going through during Hurricane Sandy. […]

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Hurricane Sandy Live Update

Hurricane Sandy: Live Report (via AFP) 2322GMT: JUST IN – Sandy is due to make landfall within the next hour along the New Jersey coast, the US National Hurricane Center says. 2321GMT: In Chicago, authorities have issued a lakeshore flood warning. 2314GMT: My colleague Timothy Witcher reports that the East River has risen over the […]

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Hurricane Sandy Brings Mitt Romney’s Insensitive Anti-FEMA Ideas To Light

Hurricane Sandy is more than just the perfect storm, it’s the perfect tool to out a campaigns message for better or worse. For President Barack Obama, it’s for the better, as an improved FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) was a central focus of the Obama Administration, which was anxious to avoid the problems caused by […]