New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Thursday he has retained a law firm to assist an "internal review" of lane closures near the George Washington Bridge, a scandal that's clouded his second term in Trenton and could dampen his presidential aspirations in 2016.
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More than 40 percent of Americans say they're worse off financially than they were a year ago — a shift away from a more positive outlook over the past two years, a new poll said.
A former assistant county prosecutor from New Jersey is linking his 2010 firing with the traffic-jam scandal that's engulfed Gov. Chris Christie, saying he was dismissed in a "mafia-esque" episode after securing an indictment against a sheriff loyal to the Republican governor, according to a report in MailOnline.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein opened her testimony at a hearing on unmanned aerial vehicles Wednesday by recounting the time she made a drone crash.
The top Democrat on a House investigative committee has asked his Republican counterpart to set a few ground rules ahead of Thursday's hearing on the security of Obamacare's federal website, arguing lawmakers might leak sensitive information to hackers.
Former NBA star Earvin "Magic" Johnson is promoting Obamacare on behalf of the White House by urging folks to get health insurance before it's too late.
Officials who run the Washington state health exchange under Obamacare are teaming up with a top concert promoter to attract more young, healthy adults into the state's insurance market.
RINO: It is a popular acronym among conservatives who ponder political intricacies. "Republican in name only" designates elected officials whose liberal leanings outshine their conservative values. Yet RINO has now become a rallying cry for Republican Party unity - at least according to former presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee, who wants his fellow Republicans to stop using the term.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker thinks his New Jersey counterpart, Chris Christie, is handing the "Bridgegate" scandal in his state admirably.
Congressman James P. Moran plans to retire at the end of the year after representing northern Virginia on Capitol Hill for more than 20 years.
More than 9 out of 10 New Jersey voters have read or heard something about the George Washington Bridge scandal that's implicated members of Gov. Chris Christie's staff, a new poll finds.
A group financed by the conservative billionaire Koch brothers is launching a major attack ad campaign opposing two Democratic candidates for Senate who support ObamaCare and praising a Republican candidate for his opposition to the law.
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates thinks Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who leaked a trove of data on U.S. spying programs, is a "traitor" who acted outside the bounds of what's acceptable.
A new poll says New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's reputation has taken a "slight hit" from revelations that staff members ordered the closure of George Washington Bridge toll lanes, causing mass gridlock, but "many appear willing to give him the benefit of the doubt."
House leaders on both sides of the aisle said Tuesday that Congress should not rush to pass new laws in the wake of a West Virginia chemical spill last week that left more than 300,000 without water.
Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona has filed a bill that would allow everyone to purchase catastrophic health plans instead of more expensive coverage on state-based Obamacare markets.
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will deliver the keynote address at the National Republican Congressional Committee's annual dinner in March, officials said Tuesday.
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin said Tuesday it is time to get serious about heroin addiction in his state, a burgeoning problem that he says cannot be fixed through mass arrests.
Rush bests Hillary? Talk show host more admired than former senator and Secretary of State? In yet another telling cultural moment, a new survey from the Times of London and YouGov asked respondents in a dozen nations who they "most admired" in the world. The question was open-ended rather than multiple choice, incidentally.
Sen. Ted Cruz, an outspoken freshman who may launch a 2016 presidential bid, is planning to renounce his Canadian citizenship soon, his office said