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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Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal (left) and Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, both Republicans, made a watchdog group's list of bad governors that has a very disproportionate GOP skew. Ronda Churchill/AP hide caption

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Parts of New York were also suffering fuel shortages, including Staten Island, where there were long lines for gas Friday. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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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

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Ann Romney is expected to play more of a traditional "first lady" role in tonight's address, while N.J. Gov. Chris Christie will likely throw some punches at the Obama administration. Getty Images hide caption

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

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