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Bridgegate Buzz Isn’t Over [AUDIO]

Gov. Chris Christie would prefer if Bridgegate were never mentioned again, but even with an internal report that clears the governor of any wrongdoing, the public probably won't forget about the controversy any time soon.

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Gov. Chris Christie
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Bridgegate Overshadows NJ’s Budget [AUDIO]

If it is approved as proposed, Gov. Chris Christie's Fiscal Year 2015 state budget would be the biggest spending plan in New Jersey history, yet the $34.5 billion proposal is not the focus at the State House.

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Affordable Care Act website is reading, "HealthCare.gov has a lot of visitors right now!"
Affordable Care Act website is reading, "HealthCare.gov has a lot of visitors right now!" ( Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Deadline Dash: Health Care Sign-Ups Amid Glitches

 There's been a flood of last-minute applicants to HealthCare.gov with the midnight deadline for enrollment just hours away.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during the Republican Jewish Coalition spring leadership meeting at The Venetian Las Vegas
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during the Republican Jewish Coalition spring leadership meeting at The Venetian Las Vegas (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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Christie Joins GOP Donor Search in Vegas

 Two of the nation's highest-profile Republican governors on Saturday called for more aggressive leadership on America's challenges abroad, emphasizing their support for Israel as they courted powerful Jewish donors.

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Gov. Christie at the podium during a press conference at the Statehouse on March 28
Gov. Christie at the podium during a press conference at the Statehouse on March 28 (Kevin McArdle, Townsquare Media NJ)
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A Combative Christie Meets the Media Again

Gov. Chris Christie Friday held his first news conference since his marathon Bridgegate session Jan. 9. Unsurprisingly, Bridgegate dominated this session as well. So the governor brought another headline: The resignation of Port Authority chairman David Samson.

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Gov. Christie Announces Samson PA Resignation [VIDEO]

Gov. Chris Christie has announced the resignation of David Samson as chairman of the Port Authority. He did so at the start of a news conference at the Statehouse this afternoon, his first since a marathon session Jan. 9 to address the unfolding Bridgegate scandal.

The news conference follows the Thursday release of a report, commissioned by his office, which clears him of any personal involvement in the controversial lane-closings at the George Washington Bridge last September.

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State Senator Loretta Weinberg
State Senator Loretta Weinberg (D) (Kevin McArdle, Townsquare Media)
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NJ Dems React to Bridgegate Report [AUDIO]

The attorney leading the Christie administration's internal investigation into Bridgegate has formally released a report claiming Gov. Chris Christie did nothing wrong. However, the Democratic co-chairs of the Select Committee on Investigation, the legislative panel probing the scandal, are not at all convinced.

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Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer
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Report: Zimmer’s Sandy Threat Allegations Not True [AUDIO]

A new report prepared by the lawyer Gov. Chris Christie hired to investigate Bridgegate finds allegations made by a North Jersey mayor, about strong-arm tactics involving Superstorm Sandy aid, are not true.

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Attorney Randy Mastro and Gov. Chris Christie
Attorney Randy Mastro (CNN) and Gov. Chris Christie (Annette Petriccione, Townssquare Media NJ)
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Internal Report Clears Christie in Bridgegate [AUDIO/VIDEO]

The attorney hired by Gov. Chris Christie to do an internal investigation of Bridgegate issued a 360-page report Thursday that finds the lane closure scheme that caused traffic gridlock in Fort Lee was developed and orchestrated by a former Port Authority official, and the governor had nothing to do with it.

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President Barack Obama walks down the stairs from Air Force One after arriving at Fiumicino Airport in Rome
President Barack Obama walks down the stairs from Air Force One after arriving at Fiumicino Airport in Rome (Ernesto Ruscio/Getty Images)
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Obama, Francis Offer Differing Accounts of Meeting

President Barack Obama and the Vatican gave distinctly different accounts of the president's audience with Pope Francis on Thursday, with Obama stressing their common ground on poverty and inequality but Vatican officials emphasizing concerns over Obama's health care law, which mandates contraception coverage.

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