All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Chris Christie’

Kelly Ayotte Takes Early Stance To Defend Her Seat

Kelly Ayotte is already gearing up for her next political fight. The popular New Hampshire Republican senator is already being forced to guard her position in the swing state before the 2016 elections, because historically, New Hampshire already tends to vote Democrat during election years. Republicans across the state and even Chris Christie, New Jersey governor and potential presidential candidate, …

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Chris Christie: Parenting Trumps Being A Public Official

Chris Christie did his best to avoid getting himself into a sticky wicket during a trip to London on Monday, sidestepping questions about his disagreement with President Obama on vaccination measures in the U.S. However, he did say that his own children are vaccinated. After a sudden outbreak of the measles in 14 states, Obama warned citizens to get their …

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Kaci Hickox “Back to Normal” Post Ebola Quarantine

Kaci Hickox, the nurse who was quarantined in New Jersey and then ordered to self-monitor in Maine for the Ebola virus, said her life is “back to normal,” after completing a 21-day period with no symptoms. Doctors Without Borders member Hickox returned from Sierra Leone on October 24, and was involuntarily quarantined at New Jersey’s University Hospital by Gov. Chris …

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Ebola Quarantine Acceptable to New Jersey Voters

A poll conducted in New Jersey revealed that most voters agreed with Gov. Chris Christie’s decision to quarantine a nurse from Maine who had recently spent time in West Africa. Doctors Without Borders member Kaci Hickox returned from Sierra Leone on October 24, and was involuntarily quarantined at New Jersey’s University Hospital. At the time, a slightly feverish Hickox protested …

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Kaci Hickox: Judge Rules In Favor Of Nurse Over Quarantine Lawsuit

Kaci Hickox, the nurse who made the news after a very public battle with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Maine Governor Paul LePage over Ebola quarantine laws, has reached a settlement with the Maine government that allows her to travel freely as long as she monitors her health closely. The Maine judge in charge of the case sided with …

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Ebola In New Jersey: Hospitals And Politicians Ready

Ebola isn’t in New Jersey yet and it won’t be if Chris Christie and New Jersey’s super-prepared hospitals have any say. Christie has created a response team just in case there is ever Ebola in New Jersey. The 2016 possible presidential candidate has also urged the public to ignore Ebola hysteria and focus on facts. “We need to be responsible …

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Ebola in New Jersey? Not If Christie Has a Say

Three people have now been diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. and one of them has died. The small outbreak seems to have been contained to just one Dallas hospital, but fear of the virus spreading is high. The U.S. has stringent measures in place to prevent infection, but stories of cruise ship passengers and Bostonians possibly exposed to the …

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Weight Loss: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Disputes 85-Pound Report

Last February, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie underwent lap band surgery to address his weight problems. The procedure was done quietly, and Christie didn’t reveal it until about three months later, in May of 2013. Since then, it’s obvious that Christie has been losing some weight – but just how much weight has the possible presidential hopeful lost? About 85 …

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Chris Christie: Jimmy Fallon Helps Him Dance Past Bridge Scandal

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie appeared to use Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon and a whole lot of humor to help him move past his recent bridge scandal. The governor appeared on the late night show on Thursday night and poked fun at himself while garnering loads of laughs from the audience. Since then a video of Christie dancing with …

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Chris Christie Looking Slimmer, Ready To Campaign?

Chris Christie is looking slimmer and a little more fit these days! Could this be to squash those who criticize the heavyweight politician for being to unhealthy to run for president? Experts estimate that Christie has lost about 85 pounds. After admitting in May of last year that he had undergone lap band surgery, Christie’s cardiologist said that the governor …

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Chris Christie: White House Hopes Ruined By Controversy?

One has to give some credit to Chris Christie. Despite being in the midst of a major scandal, he does not see it as something that could hamper his presidential ambitions. He did retreat for a spell over the George Washington Bridge lane-closure scandal, but now the New Jersey governor seems ready to bounce back onto the national stage. But …

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Christina Renna Denies Any Role In NJ Bridge Scandal

A former Chris Christie aide testified on Tuesday as to the possible role the administration may have had in George Washington bridge lane-closures. The closures were allegedly meant to cause major traffic jams and “punish” a mayor that didn’t come out in support of the governor during his campaign. Christina Renna told lawmakers that she had no knowledge of the …

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