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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (R) and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (C) speak with Romney's advisor Bob White (L) aboard the campaign bus in Mount Vernon, Ohio, on Oct. 10, 2012.

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (R) and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (C) speak with Romney's advisor Bob White (L) aboard the campaign bus in Mount Vernon, Ohio, on Oct. 10, 2012.

Romney, Christie: One Big Party

Looks like the friendship is back on. Mitt Romney is scheduled as a “special guest” at a 52nd birthday party in September for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, according to a message distributed by the New Jersey Republican State Committee....

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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson during CinemaCon 2014 on March 24, 2014 in Las Vegas.

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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson during CinemaCon 2014 on March 24, 2014 in Las Vegas.

Christie: ‘The Rock’ Cooking Other Plans This Summer

It looks like Gov. Chris Christie hasn’t found his summer action star in Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson after all. The second-term Republican governor of New Jersey yesterday afternoon put out a 90-second video dubbed “No Pain, No Gain” previewing a...

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie addresses the Faith and Freedom Coalition's 'Road to Majority' Policy Conference  on June 20, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie addresses the Faith and Freedom Coalition's 'Road to Majority' Policy Conference on June 20, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Christie’s RGA Fundraising Streak

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie addresses the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s ‘Road to Majority’ Policy Conference on June 20, 2014 in Washington, DC. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie may be catching some flak close to home these days. Yet, for...

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Jimmy Fallon and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie present ``The Evolution of Dad Dancing'' on ``Late Night with Jimmy Fallon:'' NBC photo.

Jimmy Fallon and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie present ``The Evolution of Dad Dancing'' on ``Late Night with Jimmy Fallon:'' NBC photo.

Christie on Perry’s Gay = Alcoholism: `Wrong’

Chris Christie has his own thoughts on House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s defeat Tuesday by upstart candidate David Brat. In short, there’s little in the way of a lesson to be gleaned for other politicians across the country, New Jersey’s...

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The New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge, which connects Fort Lee, NJ, and New York City.

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The New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge, which connects Fort Lee, NJ, and New York City.

Christie’s Ousted Aide in Capitol: Watching Inquiry, May Talk

Bill Stepien, the former campaign aide whom Gov. Chris Christie cut ties with earlier this year when a scandal erupted over political lane closures at the George Washington Bridge, showed his face in New Jersey’s Capitol today. Some journalists and...

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie attends the 2014 Father Of The Year Awards at New York Hilton on June 4, 2014 in New York City.

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie attends the 2014 Father Of The Year Awards at New York Hilton on June 4, 2014 in New York City.

Christie Pulls $50 Mln for RGA

Gov. Chris Christie is under fire on a few fronts: New Jersey’s flagging economy, lane closures at the George Washington Bridge last fall and now his handling of Hurricane Sandy recovery. But that doesn’t seem to be stopping donors from...

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie attends a news briefing during the Republican Governors Association's quarterly meeting on May 21, 2014 in New York City.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie attends a news briefing during the Republican Governors Association's quarterly meeting on May 21, 2014 in New York City.

Christie Takes Some Bridge Jokes — Dishes, Too

Give Chris Christie one thing — the guy can take a bridge joke. And make one or two himself. At last night’s annual New Jersey Legislative Correspondents Club dinner in Trenton, the 51-year-old Republican’s current political troubles over the lane...

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie during the Republican Jewish Coalition spring leadership meeting on March 29, 2014 in Las Vegas.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie during the Republican Jewish Coalition spring leadership meeting on March 29, 2014 in Las Vegas.

Christie Steers Clear of Capitol Jam

As the first member of his administration testifies in an all-day hearing on the George Washington Bridge traffic jams, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie plans to remain scarce in the state’s Capitol. First things first: Christina Genovese Renna, a former...

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