Gov. Chris Christie's re-election campaign is off and running.
The governor, who declared his intent to seek another term earlier this week, received the first endorsement of his still young campaign.
The Republican State Committee voted unanimously tonight to endorse Christie. The vote comes as no surprise as Christie is riding the wave of approval ratings in the 70s.
No Democratic opponent has yet emerged and some in the party are champing at the bit for the race to begin. All eyes are on Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who most politicos feel gives the Democrats their best shot at unseating Christie. Booker has said he will make his decision before the end of the year.
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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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