New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie leaves the Fort Lee, N.J., City Hall on Jan. 9. Louis Lanzano/AP hide caption

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, center, in one of the "Stronger Than The Storm" ads aimed at bringing tourists back to his state after Hurricane Sandy. StrongerThanTheStorm YouTube channel hide caption

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Newly released documents depict officials discussing the controversial September closure of several lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge from Fort Lee, N.J. Here, the New Jersey side of the bridge, which leads to New York City, is seen Thursday. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Two people hug early Tuesday after reaching safety outside the Garden State Plaza Mall in Paramus, N.J. A gunman fired several shots there Monday night, sending shoppers and employees scrambling. No one was hurt. Hours later, the suspected gunman's body was found. Police believe he shot himself. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie debates Democratic challenger Barbara Buono at Montclair University in Montclair, N.J., on Tuesday. Christie's decision not to fight gay marriage in the state takes away an issue Buono had been campaigning hard on. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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The hands of Beth Asaro, left, and Joanne Schailey after they exchanged vows to become the first same-sex couple married in Lambertville, N.J., early Monday. Rich Schultz/AP hide caption

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