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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)
01/15/2013-01/21/2013 Quinnipiac University 74.00% ( 2.0) 21.00% ( 0.0) 5.00% ( 2.0)
11/29/2012-12/02/2012 Monmouth University 67.00% ( 13.0) 21.00% ( 17.0) 12.00% ( 3.0)
11/19/2012-11/25/2012 Quinnipiac University 72.00% ( 19.0) 21.00% ( 21.0) 7.00% ( 2.0)
11/18/2012-11/19/2012 National Research Inc. (R) 77.00% ( 0.0) 21.00% ( 0.0) 2.00% ( 0.0)
08/27/2012-09/02/2012 Quinnipiac University 53.00% ( 1.0) 42.00% ( 3.0) 5.00% ( 2.0)
07/09/2012-07/15/2012 Quinnipiac University 54.00% ( 3.0) 39.00% ( 1.0) 7.00% ( 1.0)
05/09/2012-05/14/2012 Quinnipiac University 57.00% ( 2.0) 38.00% ( 2.0) 6.00% ( 1.0)
04/03/2012-04/09/2012 Quinnipiac University 59.00% ( 4.0) 36.00% ( 2.0) 5.00% ( 2.0)
02/21/2012-02/27/2012 Quinnipiac University 55.00% ( 1.0) 38.00% ( 0.0) 7.00% ( 1.0)
11/09/2011-11/14/2011 Quinnipiac University 56.00% ( 2.0) 38.00% ( 0.0) 6.00% ( 2.0)
10/17/2011-10/23/2011 Fairleigh Dickinson University 51.00% ( 3.0) 36.00% ( 0.0) 12.00% ( 2.0)
10/05/2011-10/10/2011 Quinnipiac University 58.00% ( 11.0) 38.00% ( 8.0) 4.00% ( 3.0)
10/05/2011-10/09/2011 Monmouth University 54.00% ( 6.0) 38.00% ( 4.0) 9.00% ( 0.0)
10/03/2011-10/03/2011 Survey USA 54.00% ( 21.0) 40.00% ( 22.0) 6.00% ( 1.0)
09/19/2011-09/25/2011 Fairleigh Dickinson University 54.00% ( 10.0) 36.00% ( 8.0) 10.00% ( 2.0)
08/09/2011-08/15/2011 Quinnipiac University 47.00% ( 3.0) 46.00% ( 1.0) 7.00% ( 2.0)
08/03/2011-08/08/2011 Monmouth University 48.00% ( 7.0) 42.00% ( 2.0) 9.00% ( 6.0)
07/15/2011-07/18/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 43.00% ( 5.0) 53.00% ( 8.0) 4.00% ( 3.0)
06/20/2011-06/23/2011 Selzer & Co. 43.00% ( 0.0) 53.00% ( 0.0) 4.00% ( 0.0)
06/14/2011-06/19/2011 Quinnipiac University 44.00% ( 3.0) 47.00% ( 1.0) 9.00% ( 2.0)
05/16/2011-05/22/2011 Fairleigh Dickinson University 44.00% ( 9.0) 44.00% ( 8.0) 12.00% ( 1.0)
04/12/2011-04/18/2011 Quinnipiac University 47.00% ( 5.0) 46.00% ( 6.0) 7.00% ( 1.0)
03/28/2011-04/04/2011 Eagleton Poll (Rutgers Univ.) 44.00% ( 2.0) 42.00% ( 2.0) 14.00% ( 4.0)
02/24/2011-02/26/2011 Eagleton Poll (Rutgers Univ.) 46.00% ( 0.0) 44.00% ( 0.0) 10.00% ( 0.0)
02/03/2011-02/07/2011 Quinnipiac University 52.00% ( 6.0) 40.00% ( 4.0) 8.00% ( 2.0)
01/06/2011-01/09/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 48.00% ( 0.0) 45.00% ( 0.0) 7.00% ( 0.0)
01/03/2011-01/09/2011 Fairleigh Dickinson University 53.00% ( 2.0) 36.00% ( 1.0) 11.00% ( 2.0)
12/14/2010-12/19/2010 Quinnipiac University 46.00% ( 5.0) 44.00% ( 6.0) 10.00% ( 0.0)
11/03/2010-11/08/2010 Quinnipiac University 51.00% ( 0.0) 38.00% ( 2.0) 10.00% ( 3.0)
10/04/2010-10/10/2010 Fairleigh Dickinson University 51.00% ( 4.0) 37.00% ( 1.0) 13.00% ( 4.0)
08/31/2010-08/31/2010 Rasmussen Reports 57.00% ( 6.0) 43.00% ( 2.0) 1.00% ( 2.0)
08/09/2010-08/17/2010 Quinnipiac University 51.00% ( 7.0) 36.00% ( 7.0) 13.00% ( 1.0)
07/27/2010-08/02/2010 Fairleigh Dickinson University 47.00% ( 3.0) 36.00% ( 6.0) 17.00% ( 2.0)
06/10/2010-06/15/2010 Quinnipiac University 44.00% ( 0.0) 43.00% ( 0.0) 12.00% ( 0.0)
06/14/2010-06/14/2010 Rasmussen Reports 51.00% ( 2.0) 45.00% ( 0.0) 3.00% ( 1.0)
05/19/2010-05/23/2010 Fairleigh Dickinson University 44.00% ( 1.0) 42.00% ( 10.0) 15.00% ( 10.0)
05/14/2010-05/16/2010 Survey USA 33.00% ( 0.0) 62.00% ( 1.0) 5.00% ( 1.0)
04/22/2010-04/22/2010 Survey USA 33.00% ( 0.0) 63.00% ( 0.0) 4.00% ( 0.0)
04/13/2010-04/13/2010 Rasmussen Reports 53.00% ( 0.0) 45.00% ( 0.0) 2.00% ( 0.0)
04/07/2010-04/11/2010 Monmouth University 41.00% ( 0.0) 44.00% ( 0.0) 15.00% ( 0.0)
03/23/2010-03/28/2010 Fairleigh Dickinson University 43.00% ( 9.0) 32.00% ( 11.0) 25.00% ( 3.0)
02/23/2010-03/01/2010 Fairleigh Dickinson University 52.00% ( 0.0) 21.00% ( 0.0) 28.00% ( 0.0)
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 06 01:31:18 +0000 2015 - It was monumental. And at the time, it wasn't being done in the rest of the country. https://t.co/KetfAhtmRC

Fri Mar 06 01:08:09 +0000 2015 - In 2011 we put in place 4 significant reforms that will save about 120 billion for NJ tax payers over the next 30yrs https://t.co/KetfAhbM04

Thu Mar 05 21:58:01 +0000 2015 - RT @Verbal0263: @GovChristie Angel Eyes sitting on top of his kitty condo in his room watching it snow! http://t.co/TR71YTjVqk

Thu Mar 05 21:53:27 +0000 2015 - RT @jlodge28: Too powdery for a big snowman. Hubby made this on the truck w/some wet snow ☺️⛄️❄️ @GovChristie #njsnowday http://t.co/zlJEl3…

Thu Mar 05 21:53:10 +0000 2015 - State of Emergency remains in effect so please do not drive and stay home tonight if you can.

Thu Mar 05 21:51:55 +0000 2015 - Please keep your distance if you see a plow or salt truck.

Thu Mar 05 21:51:04 +0000 2015 - NJDOT continues to have more than 2,500 plows and salt trucks on the road trying to keep up with this storm.

Thu Mar 05 21:50:26 +0000 2015 - Speed restrictions of 35mph on both the Garden State Parkway and the NJ Turnpike are still in effect.

Thu Mar 05 21:50:04 +0000 2015 - Obviously, the storm got progressively worse today. If you had to go to work today, please be careful on the drive home.

Thu Mar 05 17:03:21 +0000 2015 - RT @PSEGdelivers: Stuck inside on this snow day? Remember these safe home heating tips. http://t.co/JJ7kkt2TCC

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