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I hope you will find my website a helpful place to read key news about the issues I care about: protecting the environment, preserving an inclusive Republican Party, and promoting strong relationships with other nations. From this site you can read my opinion pieces from various publications throughout the world, and connect with the organizations with which I am involved. You can also get contact information for scheduling or media requests. I hope it will give you food for thought about what we as a nation need to be doing on these very important issues.

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We can’t give up on nuclear plants: Kirk and Whitman

USA Today
By Ronald Kirk and Christine Todd Whitman
June 14, 2016

We’ll increase pollution and blow our climate­-change goals if we keep closing reactors.

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D-Day remembered: Former Gov. Whitman honors husband by sending students to Normandy

nj.com
By Kelly Heyboer
June 6, 2016

TEWKSBURY – For former Gov. Christie Todd Whitman and her husband, it was a trip of a lifetime.

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Gov. Whitman: Why I won’t vote for Trump on Tuesday

nj.com
By Christine Todd Whitman
June 5, 2016

On Tuesday, New Jersey voters have a chance to be heard.

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Former Gov. Whitman visits Bridgewater animal shelter

myCentralJersey.com
By Pamela MacKenzie
May 27, 2016

BRIDGEWATER – How does a small animal shelter with 10 dog runs and three cattery rooms go from 254 adoptions in 2013 to 764 in 2015?

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Whitman visits N.J. regional animal shelter in Bridgewater

nj.com
By Dave Hutchinson
May 26, 2016

BRIDGEWATER — Former New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman and Capt. Tim Pino, K9 Unit commander for the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office, have known each other for more than 20 years.

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Whitman: Meeting State Emissions Goals Difficult Without Indian Point Nuclear Plant

City & State
By Michael Gareth Johnson
April 20, 2016

Last summer, President Barack Obama introduced his Clean Power Plan with a goal of cutting carbon emissions by 32 percent (below 2005 levels) by 2030. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed an even more ambitious plan of 50 percent renewable levels by 2030. But that goal appears difficult to reach if Cuomo continues to push for a shutdown of the Indian Point nuclear power plant, according to former New Jersey Gov. and EPA Administrator Christine Todd Whitman. Read the rest of this entry »

The Political Debates May Be Dirty But America Still Needs A Clean Environment

Forbes
By Ken Silverstein
March 5, 2016

America’s long recession has ended but the country is still spiraling downward: witness the guttural nature of the Republican presidential primary and the nation’s crumbling infrastructure, as illustrated by the water crisis in Flint, Mich.

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The Record: Brava, Whitman

The Record
December 18, 2015

CHRISTIE HAS something to say. And in this case it is not Governor Christie, but former Gov. Christie Whitman. In a scathing opinion piece published by Politico on Wednesday and in an interview with Record Washington Correspondent Herb Jackson published Thursday, Whitman pulls no punches when it comes to the candidacy of Donald Trump and the current state of the Republican Party.

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The Republican Party Must Defeat Trump Now

Politico Magazine
By Christine Todd Whitman
December 16, 2015

Every few generations a political party has to define itself. Now is that moment for the Republican Party. Until recently the GOP has been seen in Washington as the “party of no.” Now it is being defined as the party of extreme. While the U.S. may be yearning for definitive leadership from a president, the use of hate and fear tactics by so many of the GOP presidential candidates is not the answer.

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How climate change became so politicized

CBS NEWS
By Brian Mastroianni
December 3, 2015

During a news conference at the COP21 climate conference in Paris on Tuesday, President Obama had some words for the Republicans hoping to win his job: “Everyone else is taking climate change really seriously.” In other countries, he said, “They think it’s a really big problem. It spans political parties.”

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