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David Kurtz

David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.

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Roll out the red carpet: Hunter Walker is at Toronto City Hall this morning to present the Golden Duke statuette to Rob Ford in person. You can follow the proceedings via Hunter's Twitter account.

I'm dubious that anything we've seen so far in the Christie bridge scandal will lead to criminal prosecutions, but it's still early and the fact is we really don't know what exactly happened yet or why. Christie's epic press conference yesterday left so many unanswered questions.

My own skepticism aside, we've talked to some legal experts, including a former New Jersey attorney general and federal prosecutor, who see at least some arguable grounds for charging criminal conduct. Here's how they see it.

So if the closing of lanes on the George Washington Bridge wasn't retaliation for Fort Lee's mayor not endorsing Chris Christie's reelection, then what was it retaliation for? Maddow et al. have a theory.

With Chris Christie's presser over, a New Jersey Assembly committee investigating the bridge scandal is now beginning its much-anticipated hearing. Star witness is David Wildstein.

Watch now.

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