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Chris Christie’s Wife Leaves Investment Firm

New Jersey Gov. and White House aspirant Chris Christie's wife Mary Pat Christie has resigned from her position as managing director of NY investment firm Angelo, Gordon & Co., presumably due to her husband's likely run for the 2016 GOP nomination.
AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall

Chris Christie Hit over Atlantic City Takeover and Family Connections

The International Business Times (IBT) has a report about New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, the state's takeover of Atlantic City, and Christie's bother, Todd Christie, currently employed by accounting firm Ernst & Young (E&Y). While the appearance of impropriety may be unavoidable, E&Y is one of the so-called "Big Four" accounting firms. Consequently, their having business dealings with any city or state is unremarkable.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

Marco Rubio Goes Googling For You

Is Marco Rubio an American? Is he a twin? What religion is he? Tip -- he's an American, non-twin, Roman Catholic and you can watch the 34-second Google driven campaign pitch to learn the rest.
Mayor Bill de Blasio

Bill De Blasio Quietly Trying to Outflank Hillary

The New York Post reports that NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is trying to position himself to the left of Hillary Clinton, hoping that a groundswell of progressive support will lead to a "Draft de Blasio" movement.
John Kasich

Ohio Gov. John Kasich Launches PAC for Possible 2016 Bid

Gov. John Kasich (R-Ohio) has filed paperwork for New Day for America, a 527 nonprofit group intended to "assist in fundraising as he seeks to raise his national profile ahead of a potential run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016," according to this Hill report.
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu

Jeb Bush Wants to Show NH Republicans ‘His Heart’

Jeb Bush spoke to New Hampshire Republicans, aiming to humanize himself a bit. However, at times it seemed as though the quickly-paced speech of platitudes may have risked leaving the audience feeling talked at, as opposed to talked to.

Christie Talks Up Entitlement Reform In N.H.

When asked if speaking "truth to power" can get someone elected to the White House, said Christie, "I don't know but if I run we're going to find out because I'm not changing." Also as to electability, he said, "I'm a Republican in New Jersey, come try that for a couple days," pointing out that his state hasn't elected as Republican to the U.S. Senate in 42 years.
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De Blasio Thinks Hillary Is Old News

As the New York Post points out, the Clinton camp is already fuming over New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's refusal to endorse her when pressed in a recent interview.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik

Cruz Hits Hillary Over ‘Failed Policies’

With news that former First Lady, Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton intends to run for the White House in 2016, Republican Senator and presidential contender Ted Cruz reacted with a statement and video calling her out over her "failed policies" while in office.

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