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‘Scandal’ Glossary Guide: ‘Flesh and Blood’

Olivia’s mom is up to no good. (ABC) That masterpiece of Washington high-stakes machinations and trickery, Scandal, can be hard to follow. Those fixers and movers and shakers toss buzzwords around just like real Washington insiders! Last night’s episode seemed especially rife with Scandal-esque concepts, so to help out viewers at home, this week we’ve compiled a helpful Scandal Glossary […]

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Crossing Chris Christie: What The Bridge Scandal Says About Christie’s Future

On April 1st, Chris Christie, the beleaguered Republican governor of New Jersey, attended a celebrity roast, in Newark, to celebrate the ninetieth birthday of Brendan Byrne, the state’s governor from 1974 to 1982. “He’s an inspiration,” Christie told the audience, referring to Byrne, who won reëlection against long odds, because he has “shown that political […]

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Paula Deen’s restaurant at center of N-word scandal closes

A spokesman for Paula Deen’s family has confirmed that a Georgia restaurant at the center of a lawsuit that left the celebrity chef’s reputation in shambles has closed its doors.      Food / Dining – NY Daily News

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Christie’s bridge scandal lawyers to be subpoenaed

A New Jersey legislative committee investigating a political payback operation carried out by Gov. Chris Christie’s associates plans to subpoena documents and interviews from his lawyers. Democratic Assemblyman John Wisniewski says lawyers retained by the Republican governor’s administration to conduct an internal investigation appeared to have access to information that the committee hasn’t seen. WNYW […]

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Port Authority Chairman Resigns on Heels of GWB Scandal Report

The ongoing George Washington Bridge scandal has cost another official his job, as New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced that Port Authority Chairman David Samson resigned Friday. NEWS – NY1

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Port Authority chair linked to ‘Bridgegate’ scandal resigns

New Jersey Gov. Christie’s top appointee at the Port Authority — one of the key figures in the Bridgegate probe — resigned his position Friday with the bistate agency.      The Jet Stream – NY Daily News Blogs

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Port Authority chair linked to ‘Bridgegate’ scandal resigns

New Jersey Gov. Christie’s top appointee at the Port Authority — one of the key figures in the Bridgegate probe — resigned his position Friday with the bistate agency.      Surfing the Mets – NY Daily News Blogs

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‘Scandal’ Recap: The Kids Aren’t All Right

A presidential dinner. (ABC) Dear Scandal: Wellllll, that was a little bit of a hot mess, wasn’t it? “Mama Said Knock You Out” (props to ABC for its second LL Cool J reference this week, after Nolan Ross’s “Don’t call it a comeback; I’ve been here for years” quote in Sunday’s Revenge) contained nearly all of the […]

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Nine Air Force nuclear commanders yanked from jobs after cheating scandal

The Air Force has pulled nine nuclear missile commanders from their jobs and dozens of launch-crew members face discipline after a cheating scandal at a base in Montana.      Surfing the Mets – NY Daily News Blogs

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Official Said He Told Christie of Lane Closings, Bridge Scandal Report Says

An internal inquiry found no evidence that Gov. Chris Christie was involved in the scheme, which snarled traffic for thousands of commuters in Fort Lee, N.J.      NYT > N.Y. / Region

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Jersey’s Other Scandal

Back in the days when Chris Christie was a legitimate presidential candidate in waiting—remember those days?—folks in the national media seemed to believe it was morning again in New Jersey. You might remember the narrative: Feisty governor brings fiscal sanity to spendthrift state, restores order where there was only irresponsible chaos. As the Christie era […]

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Ex-Christie Aides Seek Immunity in Deal for Bridge Scandal Documents

Bridget Kelly, a former deputy chief of staff to Mr. Christie, and Bill Stepien, his former campaign manager, are refusing to comply with a subpoena.      NYT > N.Y. / Region

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New Jersey Panel Argues Figures in Bridge Scandal Must Obey Subpoenas

Two aides to Gov. Chris Christie have refused to turn over documents related to the George Washington Bridge lane closings, saying it would violate their Fifth Amendment rights.      NYT > N.Y. / Region

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Christie Hosts First Town Hall Since Scandal

The governor appears in Middletown, N.J., to meet with the public about Sandy recovery for the first town hall of his second term. WSJ.com: Newyork Main

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City & State TV: Katz Discusses Queens Library Scandal

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz discussed the recent scandal plaguing the Queens Public Library, stemming from reports that the library’s executive director, Thomas Galante, received improper benefits on top of his high salary of $ 392,000. “Whether or not the salary is exorbinant, by the way, compared to other not-for-profits is something that the board […]

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