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After This, Jon Corzine’s Next Move Will Be ‘Yo Momma’ Jokes

Jon Corzine’s latest Hail Mary pass: My opponent will take away mammogram coverage!

Chris Christie: My mother was a breast-cancer survivor whose life was saved by a mammogram.

It’s not often that a Republican can quote the New York Times as supportive evidence that his opponent’s charge is baseless:

Mr. Christie speaks not of cutting health coverage, or mammograms, as the ad suggests, but of giving people the option of choosing no-frills, mandate-free and, presumably, much cheaper insurance if they want it. Singling out mammograms — one such mandate — is an attempt to poison Mr. Christie with women.

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