Tag: Gov. Chris Christie

Christie: Trump Is ‘Not Under Investigation’

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” while discussing special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) said President Donald Trump was not under investigation. Christie said, “I think the good news from the president perspective is that

34 States Have Republican Governors, Most Since 1922

When Governor Jim Justice switched from the Democratic Party to the Republican Party at a Donald Trump rally in West Virginia last week, he became the 34th Republican governor in the country. Only fifteen states now have Democratic governors, and one (Alaska) has an independent governor.

Boston Globe Endorses John Kasich

The Boston Globe is endorsing Ohio Governor John Kasich for the Republican nomination for president, one week before the Iowa Caucuses and two weeks and before the first-in-the nation primary in neighboring New Hampshire.

Author Chronicles Failed Education Scheme by Facebook’s Zuckerberg and Cory Booker

According to the New York Times, while Dale Russakoff’s new book, The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools? has just hit bookstores Tuesday, it is already “a source of enormous contention.” It begins in 2010 when Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg became the subject of much media attention as he announced on Oprah that he would throw $100 million into Newark, New Jersey’s failing public school system.

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Govs. Jindal, Walker and Christie Shut Down Pro-Common Core Campbell Brown

During a recent education summit moderated by Campbell Brown – who founded The Seventy Four, a non-profit website covering news about education reform – GOP presidential candidates Govs. Bobby Jindal (R-LA), Scott Walker (R-WI) and Chris Christie (R-NJ) shut down Brown’s argumentative questions that were pro-Common Core.

Fiorina, Jindal, Christie, Walker Stand Against Common Core, Unlike Bush and Kasich

The American Federation for Children, an organization that promotes school choice and advocates for school vouchers, partnered with The Seventy Four, a non-profit and non-partisan website that covers news about education, to host the 2015 New Hampshire Education Summit where experts in education reform and GOP presidential candidates spoke about reforming the educational system.

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Lawmaker: ‘More Work to Do’ to Defund Planned Parenthood in Wisconsin

Though Gov. Scott Walker redirected approximately $1 million of prior Wisconsin funding that went primarily to Planned Parenthood in his state to other public women’s health centers that do not provide abortions, a state lawmaker says there is “more work to do” and is seeking to completely defund the organization in the state.

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Christie’s ‘U-Turn’ on Common Core Draws Doubts From Grassroots

Christie said he signed his state’s Race to the Top application for federal funds in exchange for adopting the Common Core standards because his state needed the money, an admission many other governors are likely hesitant to make in light of the huge outcry from parents across the country against the standards and their associated testing and data collection.

GOP 2016 Race Wide Open, For Now

A new poll still points to Hillary Clinton as the likely Democrat nominee next year. But on the Republican side, things are much more competitive.