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WAMC News
8:43 am
Fri November 8, 2013

NJ Gov. Christie To Visit Vt. For GOP Fundraiser

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is coming to Vermont where he will speak at the state Republican party's "Welcome Winter Gala."

The Dec. 11 event is being hosted by Lt. Gov. Phil Scott and Rep. Heidi Scheuermann.

The Burlington Free Press is reporting that the tickets cost $50 per person, with a $1,000-per-couple private reception.

The event will be held at the Champlain Valley Expo in Essex Junction.

On Tuesday, Christie defeated Democratic challenger Barbara Buono to win his second term as governor.

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WAMC News
8:10 am
Tue November 5, 2013

NJ Voters Weigh 2nd Term For Popular Gov. Christie

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A lopsided race for New Jersey governor will be decided today when voters choose between Republican Governor Chris Christie and challenger Barbara Buono, a Democratic state senator.

Polls showed Christie leading by more than 20 points heading into Election Day. The governor could resign before a second term ends to run for president. The 51-year-old refused to rule out that possibility during a debate.

Buono says Christie already has one foot out the door. But the former Senate budget chairwoman has struggled to raise money and get a message out.

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