Source: Christie raised $500K in New Brunswick last night
By PolitickerNJ Staff | February 5th, 2013 - 2:28pm
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GOP insiders described a New Brunswick Hilton crammed with between 700-800 supporters of Gov. Chris Christie's at last night's kickoff fundraiser for the governor's 2013 gubernatorial bid.

According to a Christie source, the governor raised about $500,000 for his re-election bid, putting his war-chest well over $2.6 million.

"It was a mob scene," a Republican source told PolitickerNJ.com.

There were at least four rooms packed with the governor's supporters.

The general admission crowd paid $300 per head to get in the door and into the big room. 

There was a $1,000 room, and a $3,800 room. Those who were responsible for giving $50,000 or more had a special chamber with the governor, a source said.

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“The new agenda is charter schools. It’s a profit-making business. $500 million will not be in our hands. The school board is an advisory board. We are not going to tell the governor to unleash the dollars. Don’t be fooled. It’s not abracadabra. It’s politics.” - Paterson Mayor Jeff Jones

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