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New Jersey Assembly committee just held Gov. Chris Christie's pal David Wildstein in contempt for refusing to testify at today's hearing. Assembly members said Wildstein could be charged with a misdemeanor for it, but the result was the hearing ended without any major revelations.
If you haven't been paying close attention to the Chris Christie bridge scandal that's been simmering these past few months, we've published a really clear, simple timeline to help you catch up in light of today's revelations.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) comes to the defense of gay-bashing, Muslim-bashing "Duck Dynasty" reality TV star: "It is a messed up situation when Miley Cyrus gets a laugh, and Phil Robertson gets suspended."