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    1. September 9, 2014

      Christie takes a bet on Atlantic City

      Chris Christie, New Jersey governor, is turning to sports betting to help boost the struggling fortunes of Atlantic City,...

    2. August 5, 2014

      Atlantic City hopes its luck will turn

      In 1976, New Jersey became just the second US state to authorise casino gambling when voters approved a plan to rebuild...

    1. August 1, 2014

      Chris Christie’s woes show road funds squeeze

      Looking at the rusted steel beams that carry the Pulaski Skyway over the streets of Jersey City it is clear that one of New...

    2. June 3, 2014

      Amtrak chief warns over key Hudson River tunnels

      The chief executive of Amtrak, the US passenger train operator, has criticised top politicians’ “insufficiency of...

    3. April 29, 2014

      US ‘Bridgegate’ highlights need for reform

      The toll booths outside the nondescript town of Fort Lee, in northern New Jersey, are an unlikely location for a political...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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,...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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