From the daily archives: Wednesday, May 6, 2015

New polling released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University in Iowa, the first 2016 primary state, shows that among the 14 GOP candidates whose names are bandied around as Hillary slayers, Ohio Gov. John Kasich can’t move past 2 percentage points, tying him with the likes of Carly Fiorina, the failed CEO who lost her only race for elected office, and Rick Santorum, a former whackadoodle GOP senator from Pennsylvania.

Last year, when the incumbent governor purposely did not hold a campaign announcement event to show how unorthodoxy he is, he strolled to an easy win over a Democratic challenger who […]

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was given a rude and potentially devastating awakening last Friday, when Judge Susan D. Wigenton presented the conspiracy involving three Christie confidants involved in a political retribution case know as “Bridgegate.”

David Wildstein, a buddy of Gov. Christie’s from high-school who was appointed by him to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, pleaded guilty to orchestrating a 2013 traffic jam on the George Washington Bridge as political payback against the Democratic Mayor of Fort Lee who declined to endorse Gov. Christie, a Republican, for reelection in 2013.

Mr. Wildstein’s lawyer said […]

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