U.S. Attorney Christopher J. Christie in New Jersey, using experience gained as a corporate lawyer, a fund-raiser for President Bush, and a Republican county freeholder, Christie has pursued many criminal investigations into New Jersey's "notoriously dodgy political system, to stunning, and often salacious, effect," says the New York Times. After winning convictions against dozens of low-level elected officials from both parties, he has guided several high-profile corruption inquiries that have rocked the state's establishment and made Gov. James E. McGreevey the focus of unflattering national publicity, without accusing him of any wrongdoing. As . . .
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