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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie autographs campaign signs in Linden, N.J.,  on Oct. 30, 2013, during a campaign stop.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie autographs campaign signs in Linden, N.J., on Oct. 30, 2013, during a campaign stop.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 1,278,932

That’s how many votes New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie received in winning re-election last month. Christie took 60.3 percent of the vote in the Nov. 5 election compared with 38.2 percent for Democratic state Sen. Barbara Buono, according to...

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signs autographs after making a campaign stop at the Sussex County GOP Headquarters in Newton on Nov. 3, 2013.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signs autographs after making a campaign stop at the Sussex County GOP Headquarters in Newton on Nov. 3, 2013.

Christie: Call Me Governor

Chris Christie, the Republican New Jersey governor sitting on a polling lead of nearly 30 percentage points ahead of tomorrow’s election, started the final day of his campaign taking the fight to Democrat Barbara Buono’s home turf. Christie, 51, on...

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President Barack Obama is greeted by Democratic gubernatorial candidate for Virginia Terry McAuliffe at a campaign rally at Washington-Lee High School on November 3, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia.

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President Barack Obama is greeted by Democratic gubernatorial candidate for Virginia Terry McAuliffe at a campaign rally at Washington-Lee High School on November 3, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia.

McAuliffe, Christie: Tale of Two States, or Really One Strategy

Virginia, if the polls are to believed, is about to elect the first governor of the sitting president’s party in decades. New Jersey, it appears certain, is about to reelect a Republican governor in one of the truest-blue presidential domains....

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Supporters wave and applaud as a bus pulls away following a campaign stop from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Nov. 3, 2013, at Hot Dog Johnny's in in White Township, NJ.

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Supporters wave and applaud as a bus pulls away following a campaign stop from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Nov. 3, 2013, at Hot Dog Johnny's in in White Township, NJ.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 13.6

No Republican nominee for New Jersey governor has ever run more than 13.6 percentage points ahead of the party’s immediate past presidential nominee since the state began electing governors to four-year terms in 1949. Republican Gov. Chris Christie may exceed...

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Rudy Giuliani, former mayor of New York, speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview in New York.

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Rudy Giuliani, former mayor of New York, speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview in New York.

Christie’s Future as Leader: Giuliani

Rudy Giuliani, once dubbed “America’s Mayor” for his handling of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, has added his voice to those calling Gov. Chris Christie a possible standard-bearer for the Republican Party. Christie, 51, called in the former New York City...

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Democratic candidate for governor, Barbara Buono leaves a campaign stop, in South Brunswick, N.J., on Oct. 28, 2013.

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Democratic candidate for governor, Barbara Buono leaves a campaign stop, in South Brunswick, N.J., on Oct. 28, 2013.

Christie Outrun by Buono — On the 1040

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is leading state Sen. Barbara Buono by double-digits in polling in the run-up to next week’s election. He has out-raised her in campaign cash by a six-to-one margin. But when it comes to household earnings,...

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Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, left, greets Democratic challenger Barbara Buono at the start of their debate at Montclair University on Oct. 15, 2013.

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Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, left, greets Democratic challenger Barbara Buono at the start of their debate at Montclair University on Oct. 15, 2013.

Christie: No More Races (in N.J.)

Chris Christie, New Jersey’s popular Republican governor and the subject of presidential speculation for two years, caused some brows to furrow in the closing statement of a debate last night. “This is the last office I’ll ever run for in...

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Democrat Barbara Buono before the start of a debate between Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and Democrat opponent Milly Silva at Kean University, on Oct. 11, 2013, in Union, N.J.

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Democrat Barbara Buono before the start of a debate between Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and Democrat opponent Milly Silva at Kean University, on Oct. 11, 2013, in Union, N.J.

Buono: ‘Able to Serve’ – Christie: Serving

Updated at 2:58 pm New Jersey Democrat Barbara Buono, an avid runner and state lawmaker looking to oust Gov. Chris Christie, is in “excellent health,” according to a summary of 21 years of medical records her campaign released today. Buono,...

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie attends a senior citizens picnic at the Bella Vista Senior Apartments in Union City, NJ.

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie attends a senior citizens picnic at the Bella Vista Senior Apartments in Union City, NJ.

Independent Spending Shatters N.J. Records: $21 Million

Independent expenditure groups have shattered spending records in New Jersey’s gubernatorial and legislative races by 50 percent, according to the latest tally from the state’s Election Law Enforcement Commission. Republican Chris Christie, a popular incumbent poised to become the first...

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