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Chris Christie, governor of New Jersey, speaks during a town hall meeting in Belmar, New Jersey, on March 25, 2014.

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Chris Christie, governor of New Jersey, speaks during a town hall meeting in Belmar, New Jersey, on March 25, 2014.

Christie: Baggage ‘Just Politics in America’

So does Chris Christie have too much baggage to make a 2016 run for president? Not to hear him tell it. “I’m older.  And you know what? If you don’t have baggage, they’ll create baggage for you. That’s politics in...

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Billionaire Sheldon Adelson, chairman and chief executive officer of Las Vegas Sands Corp., leaves a news conference at the 11th CLSA Japan Forum in Tokyo on Feb. 24, 2014.

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Billionaire Sheldon Adelson, chairman and chief executive officer of Las Vegas Sands Corp., leaves a news conference at the 11th CLSA Japan Forum in Tokyo on Feb. 24, 2014.

‘Sheldon Primary’ Opens at Venetian – Host Rides Maybach to Dinner

Remember the Republican National Convention? Fuggedabout it. The real screening of potential Republican Party candidates is taking place in Las Vegas, starting with a private “VIP” party in the private airplane hangar of casino magnate Sheldon Adelson,  the 10th richest...

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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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Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) after speaking at the CPAC Conference on March 6, 2014 in National Harbor, Maryland.

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Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) after speaking at the CPAC Conference on March 6, 2014 in National Harbor, Maryland.

Christie’s Endless Winter: Ship Bottom

Chris Christie’s long, brutal winter keeps going. The 51-year-old Republican, who may be eying a 2016 presidential run, was forced to cancel a ribbon-cutting this morning at a rebuilt elementary school in Hurricane Sandy-ravaged Ship Bottom. For New Jersey’s governor,...

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George Norcross III, left, and N.J. Gov. Chris Christie at the State House in Trenton, N.J., on June 10, 2013.

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George Norcross III, left, and N.J. Gov. Chris Christie at the State House in Trenton, N.J., on June 10, 2013.

Norcross to Christie: Let’s Talk Bridge-Closing Power

George Norcross, Democratic kingmaker in New Jersey and frequent collaborator with embattled Gov. Chris Christie, texted the Republican to rub it in as his beloved Dallas Cowboys melted down this season. He watched as Christie wracked up an impressive 22...

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, center right, during a town hall meeting on Feb. 26, 2014, in Long Hill, N.J.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, center right, during a town hall meeting on Feb. 26, 2014, in Long Hill, N.J.

Christie: ‘On the Back Nine’

Christie: I’m on the Back Nine New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s not saying he’s checked out. But he is clear on one thing: he won’t be on a ballot again. At least not in New Jersey. And it’s liberating. `I’m...

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Members of the National Governors Association speak to the media after a meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House on Feb. 24, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Members of the National Governors Association speak to the media after a meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House on Feb. 24, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Christie’s Absence in Washington — Polling Slide in New Jersey

Absence makes the questions grow longer. When leading Republican governors assembled at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today for a news conference, they found themselves answering questions about the absence of their leader, Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey. .@RGA...

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New Jersey governor Chris Christie speaking at the Economic Club of Chicago on Feb. 11, 2014.

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New Jersey governor Chris Christie speaking at the Economic Club of Chicago on Feb. 11, 2014.

Jersey Republicans: Stand up to MSNBC

You love Chris Christie. Now you can glom on to his American flag bling. That’s the message of a letter e-mailed to supporters by the New Jersey Republican State Committee, which today praised Christie, a potential 2016 candidate for president,...

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