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Costly Special Election Shows Chris Christie is No Fiscal Conservative

Costly Special Election Shows Chris Christie is No Fiscal Conservative
And the Academy Award for best actor in a leading performance goes to... Chris Christie, governor of New Jersey.
Still think Christie is that refreshing, say-what's-on-his-mind politician? Just re-watch Christie's press conference announcing a special election to fill the seat of the late Senator Frank Lautenberg to see a modern day Wizard of Oz, revealed to be nothing more than a self-serving, calculating politician doing what's best for himself.
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Christie: October Election to Fill Lautenberg's Seat

Christie: October Election to Fill Lautenberg's Seat
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he wants to hold a special election in October to fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by Frank Lautenberg’s death on Monday.
Christie says he intends to appoint someone to fill the seat in the meantime, but he didn’t say who.
The special primary would be Aug. 13, with the special election held Oct. 16.
That schedule would ensure the Republican governor’s own re-electio
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