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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, center, reaches to shake a hand as he greets supporters during a campaign stop in Edison, N.J., on Oct. 8, 2013.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, center, reaches to shake a hand as he greets supporters during a campaign stop in Edison, N.J., on Oct. 8, 2013.

Jersey Loves Christie, Agenda Unclear

Chris Christie, New Jersey’s lightning rod of a Republican governor, got some good news in a Monmouth University poll out today. People like him.  A lot. They just don’t know what he plans to do with the second term that...

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Marta Giovione talks with Gov. Chris Christie outside her home as Christie and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan tour Hurricane Sandy-ravaged neighborhood in Moonachie, N.J., on Aug. 20, 2013.

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Marta Giovione talks with Gov. Chris Christie outside her home as Christie and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan tour Hurricane Sandy-ravaged neighborhood in Moonachie, N.J., on Aug. 20, 2013.

Christie’s ‘New F-Word:’ FEMA

As Gov. Chris Christie kicks off a week of boardwalk and beach stops to highlight progress made since Hurricane Sandy, mayors of towns up and down the 130-mile length of the New Jersey Shore want the federal government to pick...

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, talks to Carla Pilla, of Seaside Heights, N.J., while Robert Hilton, left, executive director of the Jersey Shore Convention and Visitor's Bureau, holds a sign, on May 24, 2013, in Seaside Heights, N.J.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, talks to Carla Pilla, of Seaside Heights, N.J., while Robert Hilton, left, executive director of the Jersey Shore Convention and Visitor's Bureau, holds a sign, on May 24, 2013, in Seaside Heights, N.J.

Christie Storm Ads ‘Unseemly,’ Challenger Buono Says

Updated at 3:52 pm EDT Democrat Barbara Buono, who’s trailing Gov. Chris Christie in her bid to oust the popular Republican as governor of New Jersey, wants him to pay $2 million for his appearance in the trademark “Stronger Than...

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President Barack Obama with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie after arriving at Joint Base McGuire-Dix in New Jersey on May 28, 2013. Obama is traveling to the New Jersey shore to view rebuilding efforts following last year's Hurricane Sandy.

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President Barack Obama with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie after arriving at Joint Base McGuire-Dix in New Jersey on May 28, 2013. Obama is traveling to the New Jersey shore to view rebuilding efforts following last year's Hurricane Sandy.

Obama-Christie: Heckuva Job

Updated at 12:52 and 3:30 pm EDT, with Terrence Dopp reporting from Asbury Park Heckuva job. Remember that line? That was former President George W. Bush’s praise for then-FEMA director Michael D. Brown in the first few days after Hurricane...

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People stand behind a barricade while they wait to catch a glimpse of Britain's Prince Harry, who is expected to visit Casino Pier during a tour of the area hit by Superstorm Sandy, on May 14, 2013, in Seaside Heights, N.J.

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People stand behind a barricade while they wait to catch a glimpse of Britain's Prince Harry, who is expected to visit Casino Pier during a tour of the area hit by Superstorm Sandy, on May 14, 2013, in Seaside Heights, N.J.

Prince Harry: Jersey Shore Open for Business Post-Sandy

After the biggest Atlantic storm on record struck the New Jersey shore last October, Seaside Heights Mayor William Akers was asked repeatedly if the town would rebuild in time to welcome summer tourists. “Oh, no problem,”he’d reply. “The truth of the...

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Prince Harry makes early morning checks as he sits on an Apache helicopter at the British controlled flight-line at Camp Bastion on December 12, 2012 in Afghanistan.

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Prince Harry makes early morning checks as he sits on an Apache helicopter at the British controlled flight-line at Camp Bastion on December 12, 2012 in Afghanistan.

Prince Harry Does Jersey Shore

Prince Harry, who has demonstrated that the “what-happens-in-Vegas-stays-in-Vegas” thing doesn’t apply to a buck-naked heir to the British throne, is heading to New Jersey in May for a tour of Hurricane Sandy’s devastation. No word on whether the prince, 28,...

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Chris Christie, governor of New Jersey, presents his budget plan at the Statehouse in Trenton, N.J. on Feb. 26, 2013.

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Chris Christie, governor of New Jersey, presents his budget plan at the Statehouse in Trenton, N.J. on Feb. 26, 2013.

Christie on Obama’s Budget Cutting: ‘Feels Like He Should Get His Way’

Could it be? Could Chris Christie and Barack Obama’s new-found friendship be on the rocks? A day after conservatives spurned the Republican governor of New Jersey as a speaker for their annual gathering, he placed the blame for the looming...

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President Barack Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talk with people who are recovering from Hurricane Sandy, while surveying storm damage in Brigantine, N.J., on Oct. 31, 2012.

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President Barack Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talk with people who are recovering from Hurricane Sandy, while surveying storm damage in Brigantine, N.J., on Oct. 31, 2012.

Christie Slams House for Delaying Sandy Aid Due to ‘Palace Intrigue’

Memo from Chris Christie to Congress: The American people hate you. New Jersey’s outspoken governor was fired up today after House Speaker John Boehner delayed a vote on Hurricane Sandy relief funding. “Disaster relief was something you didn’t play games...

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