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Christie: 'It's Good to be Back and I'll See You Again'

David Furst | May 14, 2015

Gov. Christie is stopping at diners, holding town halls and pressing the flesh in weekly trips to New Hampshire to convince voters that he’s a viable candidate.

New Jersey Public Radio’s Matt Katz joins us this week to break-down the governor’s recent visit. He says even with all the coverage Christie got on the trip, it was trumped by a fat-shaming media free-for-all. $300,000 for snacks at MetLife Stadium? Click here!

Also this week:

Charges? Maybe we don’t need no stinkin’ charges.

Jonathan Rauch, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, is challenging the idea that anyone involved in creating a week-long traffic jam at the George Washington Bridge should go to jail. He offers a spirited defense of machine politics and tells host David Furst that government works best when politicians can help supporters and punish defectors.

Check out the WNYC Data News App: The Christie Tracker.

Matt Katz, New Jersey Public Radio/WNYC
Political reporter Matt Katz is The Christie Tracker at NJ Spotlight is hosting his blog and running his stories, which can also be heard on WNYC 93.9 FM and 820 AM, as well as New Jersey Public Radio: Trenton 88.1, Sussex 88.5, Netcong 89.3, and Toms River 90.3.
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