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Republican presidential candidate and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie during a campaign stop, Concord, N.H., Jan. 20, 2016 (AP photo by John Minchillo).
Republican presidential candidate and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie during a campaign stop, Concord, N.H., Jan. 20, 2016 (AP photo by John Minchillo).

Last week I spent two days in New Hampshire attending campaign events for five different presidential candidates: GOP hopefuls Sen. Marco Rubio, Sen. Ted Cruz, Gov. John Kasich and Gov. Chris Christie, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is seeking the Democratic nomination. At various points the meetings I attended were inspiring, amusing, frustrating, stupefying and boring. But it wasn’t until I traveled to Pittsfield, New Hampshire, that it became enraging. The event was a town hall meeting where Christie spoke to employees of a small manufacturing company. The topics ranged from drugs and immigration to the federal budget and the […]

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