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Christie Aides Sentenced to Prison Over Bridgegate

Bill Baroni gets 2 years; Bridget Kelly gets 18 months

(Newser) - Two former aides to Gov. Chris Christie were sentenced to prison Wednesday for their role in a political revenge plot involving traffic jams at the country's busiest bridge, a scandal that sank the Republican's presidential aspirations, the AP reports. Bill Baroni, Christie's appointee to the Port Authority... More »

Christie Aide Resigns as Subpoena Deadline Looms

Most aides ask for more time to comply

(Newser) - Today is the deadline for a host of Chris Christie's aides to turn over subpoenaed documents to state lawmakers—and one of those aides has resigned ahead of it, the AP reports. Christina Genovese Renna handed in her resignation on Friday, but it was first reported yesterday. She worked... More »

NJ Bridge Emails: Warning of 'Disaster' Ignored

Trove of documents don't implicate Christie directly in traffic shutdown

(Newser) - Media outlets have had the better part of a day to pore over thousands of newly released emails and texts related to the Chris Christie traffic mess , and if the New Jersey governor can take one bit of good news from the coverage, it's that none of the documents... More »

Christie Apology: 'I Am Who I Am, But I Am No Bully'

'Humiliated' governor fires Bridget Kelly, says she lied

(Newser) - Chris Christie offered a full-throated apology today, while firing the staffer who sent the telltale email that started the "Time for some traffic in Fort Lee" scandal . "I am embarrassed and humiliated by the conduct of some of the people on my team," Christie said in a... More »

Christie Aides' Emails Tied to Traffic Scandal

'Time for some traffic in Fort Lee,' said one after mayor refused to endorse him

(Newser) - Starting Sept. 9—the first day of school—a pair of closed lanes between a New Jersey city and the George Washington Bridge to New York caused massive traffic problems for several days. Officials have said the closures were part of a traffic study, but emails and text messages, newly... More »

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