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Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's new book, Let Me Finish: Trump, the Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, and the Power of In-Your-Face Politics details his history with New Jersey politics and thoughts on the Trump administration. Elias Williams for NPR hide caption

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Chris Christie: There Is No One With More Influence Over Trump Than Jared Kushner

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Federal employees wait in line at World Central Kitchen, a food bank and food distribution center established by celebrity chef José Andrés. The federal government is back open, but it could be several days before workers receive missed paychecks. Alex Edelman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Federal Employees Return To Work, But Fears Of Another Shutdown Loom

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Meetings continued on Saturday between Congressional leadership staff and White House officials to come to an agreement for funding the government. Negotiations remain at an impasse. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Former first lady Michelle Obama's new book Becoming was published in November. Chuck Kennedy/NPR hide caption

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Tell-Alls, Dramatic Warnings And The Obamas Lead Political Books Of 2018

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Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, pictured above at a 2011 fundraiser, announced this week he would not seek the presidency. "The process is cruel," he said. Mandell Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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This turkey seemed to be in a fowl mood in 1987 when President Ronald Reagan used the word "pardon" for the first time in reference to sparing a Thanksgiving turkey. Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images hide caption

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CNN attorney Ted Boutrous delivers remarks outside U.S. District Court following a hearing Wednesday on CNN's case against the White House for stripping a reporter of his press pass. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Judge Rules In Favor Of CNN, Temporarily Restores Correspondent's Credential

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President Trump speaks to CNN journalist Jim Acosta during a news conference at the White House earlier this month. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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CNN Sues Trump Administration To Restore Jim Acosta's Press Credentials

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