New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addressed the George Washington Bridge traffic scandal in his State of the State Address, saying that “mistakes were clearly made.” Shortly before he spoke, the Wall Street Journal ran a photo casting doubt on his claim last week that he hasn’t had contact in a long time with the Christie appointee who ordered the toll lanes closed. Christiane Amanpour, Dan Savage, Margaret Hoover, Frank Bruni, and Carl Bernstein discuss the governor’s remarks and his recent controversies.
A 71-year-old former police captain is in custody and charged with second-degree murder after fatally shooting a 43-year-old man in a movie theater. Police say the two men had argued over texting. CNN’s Martin Savidge has the story.
The husband of a brain-dead woman has filed a lawsuit to force a Texas hospital to remove his wife from life-support. Marlise Munoz, who is pregnant with her second child, collapsed in November from an apparent blood clot in her lung. Under Texas law, she is legally dead but the hospital insists its hands are tied by another state law. CNN’s Ed Lavendara reports.
The brother and sister of Victoria Soto, a young teacher killed in the Newtown shooting, speak out about the suspected charity scammer who allegedly made off with $73,000 donated to help the Newtown victims’ families.
Randi Kaye spent last week in Colorado, reporting on the newly legalized business of recreational marijuana. Someone had to take one for the team. She hopped aboard a poorly ventilated bus for a pot tour. The rest is history, on the RidicuList.
Part two of CNN’s Deborah Feyerick’s investigation into the death of 28-year-old Alfred Wright, a rural Texas father of two who vanished last November.
Click here to watch Part 1 of Deborah Feyerick's report.
In his State of the State address today, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addressed the George Washington Bridge traffic scandal right out of the gate: “Last week has certainly tested this administration. Mistakes were clearly made. And as a result, we let down the people we are entrusted to serve.” Paul Begala, Rick Lazio, and CNN’s Jake Tapper discuss Gov. Christie’s remarks and the recent controversy over how Hurricane Sandy relief funds were spent.
The state of Tennessee is searching for an alleged charity scammer suspected of taking $73,000 donated to help the Newtown families.
If you know where Robbie Bruce is or have any information, please contact the FBI at 203-777-6311.
Just days after firing high-ranking members of his administration over the bridge scandal, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is facing serious questions about how he spent millions of dollars of Superstorm Sandy relief money. Political Commentator Margaret Hoover warns the cumulative effect of two scandals could create real problems for Christie. Watch the AC360 later debate.
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