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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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President Barack Obama holds a bilateral meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G8 summit in Northern Ireland on June 17, 2013.

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President Barack Obama holds a bilateral meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G8 summit in Northern Ireland on June 17, 2013.

Obama No ‘Washington Stiff,’ Putin No Horseback Hero: Re-set 3.0

That U.S.-Russian “re-set” is all but a fuzzy memory at this Crimean moment, with the leaders of both countries confronting criticism left and right. Here’s more proof that you can’t tell the book by its cover: In the international confrontation...

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With temperatures hovering around -10 degrees steam rises from Lake Michigan on Jan. 28, 2014 in Chicago.

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With temperatures hovering around -10 degrees steam rises from Lake Michigan on Jan. 28, 2014 in Chicago.

Rahm Emanuel Accepts Fallon’s Invite — With a Chilly Caveat

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he will accept Jimmy Fallon’s open-ended invitation to appear on “The Tonight Show” — provided the newly minted host of television’s No. 1-rated late-night gabfest joins the former White House chief of staff for a plunge...

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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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Jimmy Fallon and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie during a taping of 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' at Rockefeller Center on June 12, 2013 in New York City.

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Jimmy Fallon and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie during a taping of 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' at Rockefeller Center on June 12, 2013 in New York City.

Christie-Fallon Slow-Jamming News

What can you say about an overweight governor who allows a late-night comedian to suggest that he step away from the scale? You can say what Chris Christie said: Jimmy Fallon’s not as funny as he thinks. That’s New Jersey’s...

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The comedian Jimmy Fallon joined first lady Michelle Obama at the White House on Jan. 25, 2012 to mark the second anniversary of ``Let's Move.'' This year, Obama joined Fallon on his set.

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The comedian Jimmy Fallon joined first lady Michelle Obama at the White House on Jan. 25, 2012 to mark the second anniversary of ``Let's Move.'' This year, Obama joined Fallon on his set.

Fallon-Obama: ‘Mom Dancing’

First it was Big Bird, dancing at the White House with first lady Michelle Obama. Then it was the first lady, dancing on stage with Jimmy Fallon Friday night. It’s all part of the “Let’s Move” campaign the first lady promotes for...

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Jimmy Fallon sing a Bruce Springsteen song during a taping of 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' at Rockefeller Center on September 4, 2012 in New York City.

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Jimmy Fallon sing a Bruce Springsteen song during a taping of 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' at Rockefeller Center on September 4, 2012 in New York City.

Christie-Fallon Duet May Not Be One-Off Gig, Christie Says

Bowie and Jagger had “Dancing in the Streets.” Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder had “Ebony and Ivory.” Now, there may be another team to add to that roster of A-list duet partners: Christie and Fallon. The late-night funny man and...

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