Sources close to Bergen County politics say in the name of re-electing Gov. Chris Christie and maintaining peace in the GOP valley, Bergen County Republican Committee Chairman Bob Yudin and state Sen. Kevin O'Toole (R-40) will work together - and not at odds - in 2013.
Yudin will give O'Toole the coveted Bergen County line.
That was a question mark at one point in the aftermath of a grisly O'Toole-backed challenge to Yudin's chairmanship earlier this year.
Most observers figured that despite the bad blood between the two of them, they would resolve the situation in a Christie-centric political universe, which is exactly what happeend this week following an O'Toole-Yudin breakfast sit-down.
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"Christie’s method for coping with scandal has been more complicated. In January, the seemingly-local issue of lane closings on the George Washington Bridge, which created a massive traffic jam in the Hudson River town of Fort Lee, became one of national interest when it was revealed that one of Christie’s closest staffers had ordered them—for what looked like political retribution against a Democratic mayor. The scandal was quickly dubbed 'Bridgegate,' and unfortunately for Christie, it played into his reputation as a bully. Christie's response was to act unlike himself: humble." - Olivia Nuzzi- The Daily Beast
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