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Perhaps Most Surprising Is the Description of a New Jersey Audience as ‘Polite’

Both Democratic governor Jon Corzine and Republican challenger Chris Christie addressed the New Jersey Employer Legislative Committee Dinner last night. The reception for the two men differed, apparently: “Corzine, who has the New Jersey Business and Industry Association’s leaders’ endorsement for this year’s budget, got polite applause from the audience. But the reception for Christie was noticeably more enthusiastic. He got a more enthusiastic standing ovation before starting his speech and more applause and laughter in the middle of it.”

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