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Once a Republican Favorite, Gov. Chris Christie Joins 2016 Race with Political Baggage

Posted July 1st, 2015 at 3:06 pm (UTC-5)
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New Jersey’s tough-talking Chris Christie is the 14th Republican to seek the nomination to be the party’s presidential candidate. Despite an uphill battle to regain his former status near the top of the heap, Christie opened his campaign in his usual blunt style. The cure for Washington’s dysfunction, he said, is his willingness to tackle the most difficult issues facing Americans.