Gov. Chris Christie
House Speaker John Boehner says he believes Chris Christie remains a serious contender for the Republican 2016 presidential nomination, despite the traffic jam scandal engulfing the New Jersey governor.
Personal messages reveal that his administration may have closed highway lanes as retribution against political enemies.
Many Republican activists, citing Congress’ deep unpopularity, say they want a governor to be their next presidential nominee.
A list of potential 2016 presidential candidates leaves off the man who is currently next-in-line for the office: Vice President Joe Biden.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin says she thinks it’s good that Gov. Chris Christie won another term in mostly Democratic New Jersey.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says his Republican Party needs to “show up” in places that aren’t traditional GOP strongholds such as Hispanic and black communities if it wants to expand its reach.
Electability and pragmatism won. Ideology and purity lost.
Mitt Romney isn’t including tea party favorite Ted Cruz among the Republicans’ most electable potential presidential candidates in 2016.
Gov. Chris Christie’s decision to stop fighting the legality of New Jersey same-sex marriages paves the way for gays to wed in the Democratic-leaning state. But it also reflects the Republican’s effort to cast himself as the pragmatic leader of a welcoming GOP while running for re-election and considering a White House bid.
A clear divide over the health care law separates the emerging field of potential GOP candidates for the 2016 presidential race, previewing the battles ahead as they try to rebuild their party and seize the White House.