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Bruce Springsteen performs on March 1, 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Bruce Springsteen performs on March 1, 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand.

Democrats for Springsteen, Republicans Christie — Nugent? Fuggedaboutit

Who’s the bigger New Jersey guy: Gov. Chris Christie or his idol, rocker Bruce Springsteen? Springsteen, silly, by 19 percentage points, according to a Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll. Hang on, though, for something beyond the usual survey fare. Ted...

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Cosmetics queen Mary Kay Ash in a pink Allante Cadillac in this 1988 file photo.

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Cosmetics queen Mary Kay Ash in a pink Allante Cadillac in this 1988 file photo.

Mary Kay’s Black BMW — Not Your Mother’s Pink Cadillac

“Pink Cadillac, Pink Cadillac Pink Cadillac, Pink Cadillac” — Bruce Springsteen In the realm of sales incentives, there are few bonuses as iconic as the pink Cadillac that Mary Kay’s top performers earn — actually on loan, not by title...

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Bruce Springsteen and Jimmy Fallon perform 'Gov. Christie Traffic Jam' on Jan. 14, 2014.

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Bruce Springsteen and Jimmy Fallon perform 'Gov. Christie Traffic Jam' on Jan. 14, 2014.

Fallon, Springsteen Born to Jam: Christie ‘Bridgegate’ Spoof

Chris Christie, the Republican New Jersey governor at the center of a scandal over lane closures at the George Washington Bridge, claims to be Bruce Springsteen’s fan- in-chief. He probably isn’t too happy with The Boss this morning. Springsteen, a...

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie answers a question in Trenton, N.J., on Dec. 19, 2013.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie answers a question in Trenton, N.J., on Dec. 19, 2013.

Springsteen-Lover Christie Also Digs Soul-Crooner Barry White

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie may be known for his love of his state’s homegrown rockers — most obviously Bruce Springsteen — but it turns out his musical tastes are varied. As Christie tells it, he’s been known to channel...

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U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno cuts a cake marking the Army's 237th anniversary on June 14, 2012 in Times Square in New York City. Odierno was joined by fellow Army troops as he swore in 16 new recruits in a ceremony celebrating the Army's birthday. ''Cake Boss'' reality show Buddy Valastro (right), helped Odierno cut the 500 pound cake in the shape of a tank, which Valastro said took eight of his staff three days to prepare for the event.

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U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno cuts a cake marking the Army's 237th anniversary on June 14, 2012 in Times Square in New York City. Odierno was joined by fellow Army troops as he swore in 16 new recruits in a ceremony celebrating the Army's birthday. ''Cake Boss'' reality show Buddy Valastro (right), helped Odierno cut the 500 pound cake in the shape of a tank, which Valastro said took eight of his staff three days to prepare for the event.

‘Cake Boss’ Endorses Christie in New Jersey Bakery

The boss wants Chris Christie back for a second term. Well, we can’t speak for The Boss, or Bruce Springsteen, the Democratic-leaning songwriter idolized by New Jersey’s Republican governor. We’re talking about the Cake Boss, Buddy Valastro, the TLC reality-show...

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks at a joint press conference on November 4, 2012 in Hoboken, New Jersey.

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks at a joint press conference on November 4, 2012 in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Christie Confronts 2016, Springsteen’s Bouncers, Fleece Jokes

The key to Chris Christie’s success? It must be the fleece. The New Jersey governor, a 50-year-old-old Republican who made headlines yesterday disclosing his secret weight-loss surgery, poked fun at his purported 2016 White House ambitions and the now-famous monogrammed...

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Chris Christie with his tickets as he arrives at Giants Stadium to attend a Bruce Springsteen concert.

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Chris Christie with his tickets as he arrives at Giants Stadium to attend a Bruce Springsteen concert.

Springsteen Born to Lose — to Christie or Booker, that is

Chris Christie, New Jersey’s governor, is born to run — right over his idol. The 50-year-old Republican, who declared his candidacy for a second term Nov. 26, would beat the Democrat-backing balladeer Bruce Springsteen, 63, in next year’s election, according to...

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Bruce Springsteen campaigns on behalf of President Barack Obama and the democratic party at Cuyahoga Community College, on October 18, 2012 in Parma, Ohio.

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Bruce Springsteen campaigns on behalf of President Barack Obama and the democratic party at Cuyahoga Community College, on October 18, 2012 in Parma, Ohio.

Born to Fly Air Force One: `Pretty Cool’

Updated at 12:40 pm and 2:50 pm EST The Boss is flying Air Force One. No — not that boss, though, of course the president will be there too. With Bruce Springsteen performing at all three of President Barack Obama’s...

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