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Christie In His Element: Governor Takes A Break From Bridge Scandal At Q&A In Chicago

“I don’t think he came in with a respect for the other party," Christie said. “You never know when you’re going to need them."
Christie In His Element: Governor Takes A Break From Bridge Scandal At Q&A In Chicago


CHICAGO — Gov. Chris Christie today got some relief from the George Washington Bridge scandal in a forum that allowed him to burnish his record and show off his grasp of national issues before a friendly audience.

At an hour-long question-and-answer session in front of about 1,600 business executives and civic leaders hosted by the Economic Club of Chicago, Christie joked, criticized President Obama, extolled the virtues of cross-aisle political relationships, and reminisced about former President George W. Bush.

The governor, however, did take one question about whether the bridge scandal h...

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