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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie joins Lt. Gov. and Secretary of State Kim Guadagno (right) at a statewide prayer service in Newark marking the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, in October. Eric Thayer/AP hide caption

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addresses a Jan. 16 gathering of homeowners in Manahawkin, N.J., who were affected by last year's Superstorm Sandy. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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Democratic New Jersey Assemblymen (from left) Lou Greenwald, John S. Wisniewski and Vincent Prieto take questions at a news conference announcing a renewed investigation into the George Washington Bridge scandal. Mel Evans/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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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie conducts a lengthy news conference Thursday about his administration's role in traffic tie-ups on the George Washington Bridge. Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images hide caption

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