WSJ poll: Positive feelings about Chris Christie eroding
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By PolitickerNJ Staff | March 12th, 2014 - 10:50am
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The number of people who view Gov. Chris Christie favorably is on the decline, according to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll.

Positive feelings about Christie dipped across the board in the wake of the George Washington Bridge lane closure controversy, including among Republicans and Northeasterners.

According to the poll, Christie was viewed positively by 17 percent overall and negatively by 32 percent. It represents a stark contrast from October, when the Republican governor was on the verge of a landslide re-election on Democratic turf and viewed positively by 33 percent and negatively by 17 percent.

Feelings about Mr. Christie have soured among independents (12 percent positively/28 percent negatively), Republicans (23 percent/ 29 percent) and Northeasterners (28 percent/25 percent). In fact, not a single group of voters viewed Christie more positively than negatively in the poll, according to the poll.

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"Governor Christie ripped President Obama this summer for failing to carve out some time during a Texas fundraising swing to visit the Mexican border, where the unprecedented flood of immigrant children from Central America had reached a crisis point. ...Yet Christie is not squeezing in a tour of the troubled border during his own three-day trade and diplomatic mission to Mexico, which is set to begin on Wednesday. The governor is planning a series of meetings with Mexican officials, including President Enrique Peña Nieto and the finance and energy ministers." - columnist Charles Stile

- The Bergen Record

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