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Do accuracy and truth still matter on the campaign trail?

December 1, 2015
Some of the presidential candidates have been playing with the truth on the campaign trail. Political director Lisa Desjardins takes a look at some questionable comments, while Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join Gwen Ifill to examine why candidates are emboldened to defy fact-checkers, plus a Gov. Chris Christie endorsement and the Planned Parenthood shooting.
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Chris Christie’s Moment(?)

December 1, 2015
Reid Wilson | Morning Consult
In the ebb and flow of a presidential race, every campaign strives for its moment in the sun. Some (Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal) never get one. Others (Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker) fail to capitalize on theirs. Few ever get a second look from voters.
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Chris Christie on 2016 race

August 3, 2015
John Harwood | CNBC
In a wide-ranging interview, CNBC's John Harwood sits down with GOP presidential candidate Gov. Chris Christie, (R-N.J.), to discuss his run for the White House.
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Chris Christie’s Hard Truths

July 6, 2015
John Dickerson | Slate
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has launched a “telling it like it is” campaign for president. It’s his theme. “I mean what I say, and I say what I mean, and that's what America needs right now,” he says. The appeal of such a campaign is obvious. Voters are fed up with politicians who ladle out small doses of pap. Christie is presenting himself as an antidote to the voluminous and meaningless talking points.
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In New Hampshire, Chris Christie bets his candidacy on town hall meetings

July 3, 2015
Dan Balz, Philip Rucker | The Washington Post
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been a presidential candidate for only a few days, but he already has settled into his routine: gather a crowd, remove his jacket and take questions -- and more questions and more questions.
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Can Christie take a page from John McCain’s 2000 campaign?

July 1, 2015
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie appears to have but one route into the thick of the competition for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination: the John McCain route.
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The Strong, Loud Type

May 26, 2015
John Dickerson | Slate
Chris Christie is offering a blunt-talking tough-guy routine to win over voters.
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Top Christie ally defects to Bush

April 21, 2015
Robert Costa | The Washington Post
As New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tries for a political revival with New Hampshire town halls and Iowa diner stops, he won’t have one of his longtime friends and political advisers at his side.
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The Evolution of Chris Christie

February 27, 2015
John Dickerson | Slate
Two years ago Chris Christie wasn’t invited to address the Conservative Political Action Conference. The New Jersey governor was considered too moderate and a member of the Republican establishment. This year he addressed the gathering of conservative activists and raised his profile by attacking the establishment candidate. “If the elites in Washington who make backroom deals decide who the next president is going to be, then he’s definitely going to be the front-runner,” Christie said, referring to Jeb Bush.
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