New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gives details on his 2014 state budget in Trenton, N.J., Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. Rich Schultz/AP hide caption itoggle caption Rich Schultz/AP Political Junkie Who's 'Right' — CPAC Or Chris Christie? March 4, 2013 Chris Christie, the governor of New Jersey, is immensely popular, an apparent shoo-in for a second term this year. But his decision to take Obamacare money and federal relief help in the wake of Hurricane Sandy cost him an invitation to speak at a key conservative conference this month.