Articles Posted in the " Chris Christie " Category

  • POLLING: Christie far back in the Carolinas

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog This is undoubtedly the winter of Chris Christie’s discontent, Save Jerseyans. Dixie fails to present as an exception. He registered only 2.8% last weekend in the CPAC straw poll, behind the likes of Donald Trump and Rick Santorum; more concerning, the latest poll out of North Carolina (a critical […]



  • TEXT: Chris Christie’s FY2016 Budget Address

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog As prepared for delivery: Senate President Sweeney, Speaker Prieto, Lt. Governor Guadagno, members of the Legislature, friends, fellow New Jerseyans: I come before you today to present my budget for the Fiscal Year 2016. For the sixth time in a row, the budget I present is balanced. […]


  • LIVE: Christie FY2016 Budget Address

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog This one is self-explanatory, Save Jerseyans, and it might be for all of the marbles. We’ve already had an eventful day under the dome… What’s next? Find out here. Governor Chris Christie’s Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Address kicks off at 2:00 p.m. (give or take 20 minutes, […]


  • Chris Christie’s comeback should start today

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Reports of Governor Christie’s political demise have been exaggerated, Save Jerseyans. Greatly exaggerated? Perhaps not if you’re following the blow-by-blow donor battle and up-to-date polling trends as 2016 inches ever-closer. Things look grim. Could the bigger-than-life New Jerseyan’s fortunes change? Sure. Starting with today’s budget address, in fact, but it’s […]


  • Christie heading to CPAC

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Chris Christie is in for CPAC 2015, Save Jerseyans: New Jersey Governor @GovChristie will participate at CPAC 2015. #CPAC2015 pic.twitter.com/mH2yb2ydVT — Matt Schlapp (@mschlapp) February 20, 2015 The annual convention-style gathering, sponsored by the American Conservative Union, will take place from February 25th to 28th at the Gaylord National […]


  • Matthews (still) obsessed with Chris Christie

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Never forget, Save Jerseyans: the chronically unbalanced Chris Matthews once crowed that he was “glad” for Hurricane Sandy since it buoyed Barack Obama in the waning, critical days of Election 2012. He’s a loon. Not a credible person (or even a decent human being). He’s also (still) […]


  • Christie in New Hampshire: “I’m Not Even Running Yet!”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog New Jersey’s public workers (and many of its court staff) have a late 11:00 a.m. opening on Tuesday falling another statewide snowfall, Save Jerseyans, but Governor Chris Christie is travelling out of state campaigning (unofficially, of course) for the Republican presidential nomination, visiting New Hampshire on Monday […]



  • More key defections in Christie World

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I won’t sugarcoat it for you: persistently weak polling and continuous scandal rumors are steadily undermining confidence among the political professionals and donors who Chris Christie needs to mount a successful establishment presidential push, Save Jerseyans. Drip, drip, drip… On Tuesday, the Observer’s Ken Kurson (formerly of […]


  • One year out, Christie running 4th in New Hampshire

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We’re exactly one year out from the February 9, 2016 New Hampshire presidential primary, Save Jerseyans, and the latest Saint Anselm/Bloomberg Politics New Hampshire poll has Jeb Bush on top sans Mitt Romney: Jeb Bush (16%) Rand Paul (13%) Scott Walker (12%) Chris Christie (10%) Mike Huckabee (6%) […]


  • Lance touches base with Save Jersey

    By the Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Our Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney touched base with our friend Congressman Leonard Lance this week, Save Jerseyans, having a wide-ranging discussion on topics including the national debt, Keystone, Obamacare, Israel, Iran, N.J. politics and, of course, the presidential candidacy of Governor Chris Christie… Enjoy:


  • REPORT: New federal criminal investigation targets Christie Administration

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog This is a LOT to digest, Save Jerseyans: Two criminal investigators from the U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday interviewed the man who leveled those charges, Bennett Barlyn. He was fired from the Hunterdon County prosecutor’s office in August 2010, and subsequently brought a whistleblower lawsuit against […]