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New Jersey's New Political Party: Christiecrats

Thursday, August 01, 2013

President Obama and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie arrive in Atlantic City, NJ, to tour areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. (Getty/Getty)

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has spent the week sparring with Kentucky Senator Rand Paul and scooping up Democratic endorsements from a growing group of so-called Christiecrats. Is it 2016 already? Not quite. But Christie's gubernatorial re-election campaign is starting to look a little, well, presidential.

Hear Jessica Gould's report by clicking the audio link above.

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InTheMiddle from Nj

So happy to see a leader who is able to work on the issues and not keeping his party happy or focused on bashing the other party.

Aug. 01 2013 09:33 PM
Truth & Beauty from Brooklyn

Gov. Christie still has far too many social positions that are diametrically opposed to the Democratic platform. I think "Christiecrats" need to rethink. Just because the governor was buddy-buddy with President Obama re Sandy clean-up doesn't mean he's a Democrat.

Aug. 01 2013 10:57 AM

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