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  1. March 28, 2014

    Port Authority chairman quits in wake of ‘Bridgegate’ scandal

    The scandal over politically-motivated lane closures on a New York-area bridge claimed its highest-profile victim on Friday...

  2. March 27, 2014

    Chris Christie survives first ‘Bridgegate’ probe

    Chris Christie on Thursday survived the first round in a fight over claims he took politically-motivated revenge on local...

  1. March 14, 2014

    Tesla chief takes aim at Chris Christie

    Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla Motors, took personal aim at New Jersey governor Chris Christie on Friday over what he...

  2. February 13, 2014

    New Jersey online gambling lacks spark

    New Jersey’s fledgling online gambling market has yet to ignite interest among the state’s residents, as operators battle...

  3. January 31, 2014

    Lawyer’s letter reignites Christie controversy

    New Jersey’s governor faces fresh discomfort over politically motivated traffic jams after a former ally’s lawyer claimed...

  4. January 21, 2014

    US northeast hit by fresh winter blast

    Fresh winter blast hits US northeast The US east coast was battered by a winter storm on Tuesday that grounded thousands of...

  5. FT Photo Diary

    January 21, 2014

    Quiet protest in New Jersey

    Carlo Allegri/Reuters A man stands in quiet protest outside the War Memorial building in Trenton, New Jersey. Governor Chris...

  6. January 21, 2014

    Chris Christie vows to repair bipartisan record despite crisis

    Chris Christie sought to repair his damaged bipartisan credentials even as a mood of crisis hung over the Republican...

  7. January 20, 2014

    A political jam for Chris Christie and the Republicans

    Contrary to expectations, Senator John McCain of Arizona has not declared a “no fly” zone (properly “no drive”) over the...

  8. January 18, 2014

    Top Christie aides served with subpoenas

    Twenty New Jersey officials, including top aides to Governor Chris Christie, were served with subpoenas on Friday as the...

  9. January 16, 2014

    New Jersey traffic is Christie’s sin

    I need to apologise to God. In recent years, I have directed complaints to the Creator about my morning commute from New...

  10. January 13, 2014

    New Jersey’s Chris Christie faces probe over Sandy relief funds

    Chris Christie, the Republican governor of New Jersey who is battling claims his office closed a traffic bridge as political...

  11. January 12, 2014

    The tide is rising for America’s libertarians

    Robert Nozick, the late US libertarian, smoked pot while he was writing Anarchy, State and Utopia. He would applaud the...

  12. January 10, 2014

    Jersey boy teeters on edge of bridge of sighs

    In his keynote address to the 2012 Republican national convention, Chris Christie, governor of New Jersey, explained his...

  13. January 9, 2014

    Christie’s political rehabilitation will take time

    There are no frontrunners for a US 2016 presidential election nearly three years away, but until this week, no one had done...

  14. January 9, 2014

    Humbled Chris Christie apologises for bridge scandal

    The governor could not stop talking. In a sprawling press conference lasting almost two hours Chris Christie, the embattled...

  15. January 8, 2014

    New Jersey’s low politics dog Christie’s road to White House

    A contender for the world’s most powerful office has probably never been undone by clogged highways, but Chris Christie’s...

  16. November 8, 2013

    Christie’s win is not about the march of the moderates

    Chris Christie, New Jersey’s Republican governor, is fat, eloquent, irascible and charismatic. Following his re-election...

  17. November 7, 2013

    Christie keeps the party polite

    If this week’s US elections prove anything, it is that civility still has a place in our politics. The irony is that we were...

  18. November 6, 2013

    Virginia and New Jersey elections heighten Republican predicament

    Chris Christie has placed himself at the heart of Republican calculations for the 2016 presidential poll with his landslide...

  19. FT Alphaville

    November 6, 2013

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE India still definitely not China: David picks up on some bullish charts and commentary...

  20. November 6, 2013

    Chris Christie re-elected as New Jersey governor

    Chris Christie has been overwhelmingly re-elected as governor of New Jersey, establishing a new electoral template that...

  21. October 21, 2013

    New Jersey Republican governor drops gay marriage legal challenge

    Chris Christie, the Republican governor of New Jersey tipped as a contender for his party’s 2016 presidential nomination,...

  22. September 4, 2013

    Syria debate opens way for libertarian Paul

    For the next week, at least, Senator Rand Paul finds himself as the effective leader of the opposition. Since the start of...

  23. August 13, 2013

    Cory Booker could become ‘key figure’ in US Senate

    An unconventional, hands-on approach to running the US city of Newark made Cory Booker a star. A regular user of Twitter to...

  24. July 31, 2013

    Republican factions battle ahead of 2016 presidential poll

    Republicans jockeying for position ahead of the 2016 presidential election, including Rand Paul and Chris Christie, are...

  25. FT Photo Diary

    May 28, 2013

    Reflecting on the secret service

    Rich Schultz/AP A member of the secret service is reflected on the side of Air Force One at McGuire Air Force Base in New...

  26. May 28, 2013

    Focus on federal aid in storm state offers president respite

    Barack Obama was offered respite from his political problems in Washington when he was reunited with an unlikely ally – New...

  27. May 24, 2013

    United we stand, together we brawl

    I sometimes wonder what kind of country the US would become if conservative Republicans had their way. I pondered it more...

  28. May 10, 2013

    Silicon Valley’s artful answer to the tech talent problem

    If your political priority were to make your nation more welcoming to talented young immigrants, and if you then backed...

  29. May 10, 2013

    Proof that leaders need to look the part

    ‘Governor Chris Christie, who once famously called himself “the healthiest fat guy you’ve ever seen”, disclosed Tuesday he...

  30. April 5, 2013

    Second coming

    The only picture on Jerry Brown’s desk in the California state capitol building in Sacramento is a black-and-white...

  31. February 27, 2013

    New Jersey legalises online gambling

    New Jersey legislators passed a long-awaited bill legalising online gambling, a move governor Chris Christie said would make...

  32. February 26, 2013

    NJ governor agrees to Medicaid expansion

    Chris Christie became the latest Republican governor to give the green light to a broad expansion of Medicaid, a move that...

  33. February 8, 2013

    New Jersey opens door to online gambling

    The online gambling industry’s long-held hopes for a regulated US market received a shot in the arm after New Jersey decided...

  34. February 8, 2013

    Spin-off talk boosts Old Mutual in London

    Old Mutual was among London’s gainers on Friday amid renewed hopes about a flotation of its US asset management business....

  35. January 16, 2013

    House passes $51bn Sandy aid package

    The House of Representatives has passed a $51bn aid package to states battered by superstorm Sandy, despite strong...

  36. January 4, 2013

    Congress agrees partial Sandy aid package

    Congress has approved a partial aid package for victims of superstorm Sandy following fierce bipartisan criticism from...

  37. January 3, 2013

    A serious Congress needs serious cash

    Here’s one for the strange but true file. Amid all the fussing and feuding in Washington the past few days, President Barack...

  38. January 2, 2013

    Christie spurs House to vote on Sandy aid

    The House of Representatives is set to vote on Friday on providing aid to victims of superstorm Sandy, after Chris Christie,...

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