By PolitickerNJ Staff | January 24th, 2013 - 1:40pm
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TRENTON – Conservative columnist George Will was spotted walking the halls under the Golden Dome Thursday.

PolitickerNJ speculates that it’s unlikely Will, an author and journalist who was the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize for his commentary, entered the Statehouse for a sit-down with Senate President Steve Sweeney or Speaker Sheila Oliver.

A Christie spokesman had no comment when asked if the governor planned to meet with Will.

However, Christie, who is slated to appear in Seaside Heights later this afternoon, was thought to be in the Statehouse earlier Thursday.

 

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"Enlisting Fox is another reminder of how much Christie has truly relied on insiders, including Democrats, to bolster his agenda or bail him out of trouble. Not long after arriving in Trenton in 2009, Christie began collaborating with George Norcross, the deeply entrenched Democratic Party kingmaker, to help him cut deals with a Democratic-controlled Legislature.
When his close ally David Samson resigned as chairman of the Port Authority over conflict-of-interest questions earlier this year, Christie replaced Samson with John Degnan, a pillar of the Democratic Party establishment. And now, confronted with a crisis, Christie has turned to “Jamie,’’ as Fox has been known throughout political circles since he began as an aide in the Democratic Senate in the 1980s." - columnist Charles Stile

- The Bergen Record

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