Articles Posted in the " Chris Christie " Category


  • Christie signs 8 bills, conditionally vetoes DUI Interlock changes

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog You can click here to check out the Governor’s proposed changes to legislature’s ground-breaking legislation, Save Jerseyans. To summarize: he wants to split the baby by re-instituting shorter versions of the current license suspension requirements that our state legislature tried to roll back. “The Legislature and I strongly agree […]


  • NH GOP Focus Group: “Mixed” on Chris Christie

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Especially considering how the early primary/caucus states are very retail politics-intensive, Save Jerseyans, I’m inclined to think voter focus groups are no less insightful (maybe more so?) than the pre-debate season polls. Watch, and then let me know what you think:


  • Rooney weighs in: Trump vs. Christie? (VIDEO)

    By the Staff | The Save Jersey Blog This week, Save Jerseyans, our Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney discussed Donald Trump’s formal entry into Election 2016 (and what it may mean for Governor Chris Christie’s own efforts) on Chasing. Enjoy:  


  • NEW POLL: Christie has a mountain to climb in Colorado

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Gov. Walker is far out in front at 33% in the Centennial State, Save Jerseyans. Chris Christie? At the back of the pack at 3%. That’s what a new Voter Gravity poll of 8,296 Colorado voters discovered. This key Western swing state’s caucuses are an early and critical test in the […]



  • Christie fends off Sandy hecklers in Des Moines (VIDEO)

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I’m frankly surprised that this issue hadn’t sooner dogged Governor Christie on the campaign trail, Save Jerseyans. But here we are. Expect more from Democrats (and Republicans?) scrutinizing New Jersey’s Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts in the months ahead… Here’s video of Sandy hecklers at this weekend’s Iowan agricultural […]


  • National Review readies torpedo for Christie 2016

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Back in 2010, when things in Christie world were looking bright and promising, The National Review congratulated the new governor on its cover for “winning the battle of New Jersey.” My, how times change. On Wednesday, Politico reported that the preeminent conservative publication founded by William F. Buckley […]


  • 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 […]