Chris Christie

Who said it?

U.S. consultant Mark Zimny

In nine out of 10 cases, the wealthier the parents, the less attention is paid to the children

U.S. consultant Mark Zimny, who is being sued by a tycoon for failing to get his son into Harvard university


Friday, 9 November, 2012, 3:14am

New Jersey governor Chris Christie rises above Republican taunts

Chris Christie and Barack Obama meet in New Jersey. Photo: NYT

Bill O'Reilly complained about him. Rush Limbaugh called him "fat" and a "fool". Dick Morris argued that he had cost Mitt Romney the presidency.

9 Nov 2012 - 3:27am

Lack of fuel, cold threaten New York's Sandy recovery

A crowd gathers at a petrol station in Brooklyn on Saturday amid a gasoline shortage. Photo: AP

Severe fuel shortages on Sunday threatened New York’s attempt to recover from superstorm Sandy as cold temperatures added to almost a week of misery exacerbated by flooded homes, limited public transportation and fraying tempers.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Obama gains an edge in presidential race amid New York storm fallout

Chris Christie, the Republican governor of New Jersey, praised President Barack Obama for his efforts amid the storm. Photo: AFP

The questions are stacking up like storm debris along the Hudson River in New York.

What impact will superstorm Sandy - the biggest storm in US history and potentially its most costly - have on the presidential election, now less than a week away?

1 Nov 2012 - 3:19am