New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gives a press conference on Hurricane Sandy in Old Bridge, N.J., on Monday. Marcus DiPaola/Xinhua /Landov hide caption

itoggle caption Marcus DiPaola/Xinhua /Landov

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie greets Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in Des Moines, Iowa, on Dec. 30, 2011. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

itoggle caption Evan Vucci/AP