Despite polls showing he would have been an instant contender, Chris Christie said now is not the time to seek the GOP nomination, saying his passion is for his job as New Jersey governor.
Chris Christie is the Republican governor of New Jersey. Some in the GOP would like to see Chris Christie throw his hat into the 2012 presidential ring.
In the Senate, the GOP broke ranks and a nearly $7 billion disaster relief bill was passed. But House Republicans are proposing $3.7 billion and seeking cuts elsewhere. Even a shutdown is possible.
New York Yankees' Derek Jeter smiles during batting practice before the Yankees' baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays on July 7, at Yankee Stadium in New York.
A gripping account of 1776 – a year of "sustained suffering" and "phenomenal courage."
Sophomores read in an Air Force ROTC class in their school uniforms, which are color-coded by grade at Wendell Phillips Academy High School in Chicago, Illinois. They also wear ID badges that include their daily schedules on the back.
An antigovernment protester waves a Bahraini flag during a rally in Manama.
US Representative Michele Bachmann (R) of Minnesota addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington on Feb. 10. The prominent tea party politician announced, on June 13 during the second GOP presidential debate of the season, that she is indeed running for president.
Winter storm knocks out power for thousands in Ohio, closes schools in two states, and forces residents to dig out from under yet another winter storm.
Lydia Vasquez scrapes ice from the windshield of her automobile in Denver, Colo., on Jan. 31. A front moved through the state early Monday morning, bringing with it freezing rain, snow, and cold.