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Republican from New Jersey

Christine Todd Whitman was New Jersey's 50th governor, serving from 1994 to 2001. She left the governor's office to become administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under then President George W. Bush. Today she is president of The Whitman Strategy Group.

Recent statements involving Christine Whitman

"We haven't had a Republican senator in Washington for ... why, I think Clifford Case was our last Republican senator."

"The proudest accomplishment (of my tenure) was leaving the state with a $1.2 billion surplus, which was the largest we’d ever had, and getting spending under control and a balanced budget."  

Recent stories featuring Christine Whitman

Truth-O-Meter rules on weekend claims by Democratic congressman, GOP governor :

Bill Pascrell claims President Barack Obama hasn't raised taxes, Chris Christie says using line-item vetoes slashed $360 million from New Jersey's budget.

Joe Kyrillos, Chris Christie claims rate False on Truth-O-Meter:

U.S. Senate hopeful, governor cite wrong statistics in claims about national job creation, number of state employees.

Truth-O-Meter rates claims on Democratic tax hikes; $1B state budget surplus:

See how the Truth-O-Meter ruled this past weekend on claims about the number and effects of Democratic tax increases, and how much of a surplus a former Republican governor left the state.

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