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  Christie, Chris
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AffiliationRepublican  
<-  2010-02-01  
 
NameChris Christie
Address46 Corey Lane
Mendham Township, New Jersey 07945, United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born September 06, 1962
Died Still Living (52 years)
Contributor*crickets chirp*
Last ModifedRBH
Feb 23, 2013 12:05am
Tags Caucasian - Irish - Italian - Scottish - Moderate-to-Conservative - Anti-Gay Marriage - Pro-Civil Unions - Pro-Gun control - Pro-Life - Pro-Social Security Privatization - Catholic - Christian -
InfoChristopher J. Christie

Chris Christie has a deep affection and strong commitment to New Jersey. Born in Newark and raised in Livingston, Chris has lived in New Jersey his entire life. Chris and his wife of 22 years, Mary Pat, now reside in Mendham, where they are raising their four children, Andrew, Sarah, Patrick and Bridget. After graduating from the University of Delaware in 1984 with a BA degree, Chris attended Seton Hall University School of Law, earning his JD degree in 1987. Chris joined a Cranford law firm and soon was named a partner. He ran for Freeholder in Morris County, an office he held from 1995 to 1997, serving as Director of the Board in 1997.

Christie was appointed U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey in 2002. As the chief federal law enforcement officer in New Jersey, Christie earned praise from leaders in both parties and drew national attention for his efforts in battling political corruption, corporate crime, human trafficking, gangs, terrorism and polluters. Christie led a widely acclaimed charge against public corruption. Regardless of party affiliation or political influence, when laws were broken, Christie took action. His office racked up an astonishing record - winning convictions or guilty pleas from over 130 public officials - both Republican and Democrat - without losing a single case.

The New York Times said Christie “won widespread admiration for his aggressive fight against political corruption.” And The Bergen Record wrote: “All New Jerseyans owe him a huge debt of gratitude for refusing to accept this state’s sleazy status quo.”

Upon Christie’s resignation on December 1, 2008, every major newspaper in the state applauded his term as New Jersey’s US Attorney. The Philadelphia Inquirer wrote: “Christie has already done more good for New Jersey than some previous governors. His office successfully prosecuted more than 130 public officials. And it has not lost a single corruption case.” And in a story headlined “Christie rewrote the book on prosecuting corruption,” Bob Braun of the Newark Star-Ledger concluded, “Christie…was creative, too - and aggressive.”

As Governor, Christie’s strong leadership and common-sense approach will bring the change New Jersey needs. The hallmarks of his tenure as US Attorney - eliminating waste and fraud, increasing governmental transparency, restoring honesty to government and returning hard-earned dollars to taxpayers - will be Chris’s focus as Governor in Trenton.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
02/23/2015-03/01/2015 Fairleigh Dickinson University 35.00% ( 4.0) 51.00% ( 4.0) 14.00% ( 0.0)
02/03/2015-02/10/2015 Eagleton Poll (Rutgers Univ.) 42.00% ( 26.0) 52.00% ( 26.0) 8.00% ( 3.0)
01/15/2015-01/19/2015 Quinnipiac University 46.00% ( 0.0) 48.00% ( 3.0) 6.00% ( 3.0)
01/05/2015-01/11/2015 Fairleigh Dickinson University 39.00% ( 12.0) 47.00% ( 11.0) 14.00% ( 2.0)
09/24/2014-09/29/2014 Quinnipiac University 46.00% ( 22.0) 45.00% ( 19.0) 9.00% ( 3.0)
07/02/2013-07/07/2013 Quinnipiac University 68.00% ( 1.0) 26.00% ( 1.0) 6.00% ( 1.0)
06/06/2013-06/09/2013 Quinnipiac University 69.00% ( 2.0) 27.00% ( 3.0) 5.00% ( 4.0)
04/19/2013-04/22/2013 Quinnipiac University 67.00% ( 7.0) 24.00% ( 2.0) 9.00% ( 5.0)
04/03/2013-04/07/2013 Eagleton Poll (Rutgers Univ.) 68.00% ( 24.0) 26.00% ( 16.0) 5.00% ( 9.0)
02/13/2013-02/17/2013 Quinnipiac University 74.00% ( 0.0) 22.00% ( 1.0) 4.00% ( 1.0)
FAVORABILITY POLLS
DateFirmFavorableUnfavorableDon't Know
02/03/2015-02/10/2015 Eagleton Poll (Rutgers Univ.) 37.00% ( 0.0) 53.00% ( 0.0) 10.00% ( 0.0)

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Sep 27, 2013 04:00pm Opinion How Chris Christie Split the Labor Movement in New Jersey  Article Scott³ 
Aug 26, 2013 10:55am News "It bothers" Chris Christie that Jets, Giants are labeled N.Y. teams  Article Scott³ 
Aug 20, 2013 05:00pm News The Evolution of Chris Christie and his "Christie-Crats"  Article Scott³ 
Jul 25, 2013 07:00am News Christie goes after libertarians — hard  Article Scott³ 
Jun 27, 2013 07:45am News Chris Christie attacks Supreme Court for gay marriage decision  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Jun 13, 2013 05:00pm News Meet the 'Love Gov': Chris Christie follows in Obama's footsteps as he slow jams the news with Jimmy Fallon  Article Forwardista 

TWITTER
Fri Mar 27 17:59:01 +0000 2015 - Join us next Tuesday for our 133rd town hall in Kenilworth. Don't forget to RSVP. http://t.co/1P53hjPT29

Fri Mar 27 17:46:27 +0000 2015 - Did you also know that 1 out of every 5 people who retire with a public pension LEAVE NJ? #ToBeFair http://t.co/0a7mZ7CYDE

Fri Mar 27 17:24:10 +0000 2015 - Did you know that with an annual average payout of $30,000, NJ pensions are in the top 8 in the nation? #ToBeFair

Fri Mar 27 15:17:32 +0000 2015 - With an annual average payout of $30,000, NJ pensions are in the top 8 in the nation. #ToBeFair

Fri Mar 27 15:15:09 +0000 2015 - 1 out of every 5 people who retire with a public pension LEAVE NJ... #ToBeFair http://t.co/BvatbAQAPv

Fri Mar 27 02:39:19 +0000 2015 - Congratulations to @NDMikeBrey and @NDmbb on tonight's huge win against Wichita State. Proud to be part of the ND hoops family #NotDoneYet

Wed Mar 25 21:39:06 +0000 2015 - Great to see friends of mine from Livingston High School (class of 1980!) at our town hall yesterday. https://t.co/JbIueyJA6g

Wed Mar 25 21:30:25 +0000 2015 - Yesterday, a union member and I had a frank and honest discussion about pension & health benefit costs in NJ: https://t.co/hbHoxKuRlY

d6 Wed Mar 25 18:21:20 +0000 2015 - Greatest thing you’ll find @ any facility that’s run by Daytop is that it’s a place where miracles happen on earth. https://t.co/y5NkNC5cgI

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