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Major Democratic donors flock to Christie
The Star Ledger ^ | June 3, 2013 | Salvador Rizzo

Posted on 06/03/2013 11:30:26 AM PDT by jim_trent

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie is cashing in donations from top Democratic fundraisers and other traditionally liberal donors across the country, even nabbing the support of a handful of rainmakers aligned with President Obama and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a Star-Ledger review of state and federal records shows.

The checks are flying into the Republican governor’s war chest from all sorts of unlikely places — the hedge fund run by liberal billionaire George Soros, for example, and the politically progressive halls of the University of California, Berkeley.

The nascent support from Democratic donors is an early sign of Christie’s fundraising prowess in a potential run for the White House in 2016, experts and Democratic donors said, and dovetails with recent polls showing him gaining popularity nationally among Democrats and independents........

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: christie; donors
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1 posted on 06/03/2013 11:30:26 AM PDT by jim_trent
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To: jim_trent

Well, they do recognize one liberal from another. If they don’t want liberal Hillary, they will choose liberal fat guy RINO.


2 posted on 06/03/2013 11:31:30 AM PDT by RetiredArmy (1 Cor 15: 50-54 & 1 Thess 4: 13-17. That about covers it.)
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To: jim_trent

George Soros funding Christie? That tells me all I need to know.


3 posted on 06/03/2013 11:32:10 AM PDT by Sender (It's never too late to be who you could have been.)
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To: jim_trent

Good- Christies opponent only need say “And, is it any wodner why major democratic donors have been cotnributing to Christie’s campaign? And Christie wants to run as a repubklican? After practicallt fench kissing Dear leader after the hurricane?”


4 posted on 06/03/2013 11:32:22 AM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: jim_trent

Nothing unlikely about it. Christie is just the latest liberal Republican they want to run for President. It will make it easier for Hillary in 2016.


5 posted on 06/03/2013 11:32:22 AM PDT by txnativegop (Fed up with zealots)
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To: jim_trent

Is Creamy going to give Hilary! a run for her money in the ‘Rat primary for 2016 presidential nominee? Inquiring minds wannna know!


6 posted on 06/03/2013 11:32:27 AM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: jim_trent

Well, this ought to tell everyone everything they need to know about The Great Fat One.


7 posted on 06/03/2013 11:32:55 AM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: jim_trent

Commie lib DemocRATS are selecting their presidential opponent again.


8 posted on 06/03/2013 11:34:01 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you think ObamaCare is a train wreck, wait until you see the amnesty bill.)
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To: jim_trent

Will he appoint himself Senator?


9 posted on 06/03/2013 11:34:02 AM PDT by ncfool (Obama's aMeriKa 2012 can we make it until 2016?)
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To: jim_trent

Clearly Kathleen Sebelius began forwarding Lautenberg’s medical records to the White Hut about the time Sandy hit the Jersey coast last fall.


10 posted on 06/03/2013 11:34:47 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: jim_trent

More than enough reason for Conservatives to avoid the fat pig like the plague.


11 posted on 06/03/2013 11:35:03 AM PDT by Trueblackman (As a Conservative, I am proud to be on the Obama's enemy list and on the right side of history..)
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To: ncfool
Will he appoint himself Senator?

No. Too risky for him. Why risk guaranteed re-election to be an underdog in a Senate race.

12 posted on 06/03/2013 11:35:35 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: jim_trent

~~~Major Democratic donors flock to Christie~~~

Reminds that back in college, one of my friends in chemistry class and I were discussing that gravity was apparently a function of mass.


13 posted on 06/03/2013 11:39:09 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: jim_trent

Isn’t this the guy ann coulter salivates over?

Another wrong call, ann. Time to retire.


14 posted on 06/03/2013 11:40:46 AM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: jim_trent

A wimp ... and a blimp!

15 posted on 06/03/2013 11:41:29 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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16 posted on 06/03/2013 11:42:50 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: jim_trent

Wasn’t it Soros who said there was essentially no difference between Obama and Romney? I am not surprised that he’s now substituted Christie for Romney.


17 posted on 06/03/2013 11:43:01 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: jim_trent
"Major Democratic donors flock to Christie .... since he's really a Democrat..."

Fixed it.

18 posted on 06/03/2013 11:43:01 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's next run. What'll you do?)
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To: jim_trent
He's going to follow in McCain and Romney's footsteps as the liberal media coronated RINO in 2016 and sold to Republican voters like his predecessors as the “only candidate that can win”. Then just like in 2008 and 2012 the media will turn against him as soon as he secures the nomination.
19 posted on 06/03/2013 11:43:05 AM PDT by apillar
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To: jim_trent

Nothing surprising here. Maybe now though Bruce Springstein will call Krispy Kreme or even do a benefit for him. That would make lardass very happy!


20 posted on 06/03/2013 11:44:11 AM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: jim_trent
The guy is kinda a honey, sneaky liar with his operation etc..

He appeared on Letterman chomping on a doughnut...like the a** he is.

Anyone that lowers the flag for a BLACK, FEMALE druggie is NUTS!!

If it's all about the children....what kind of example is that??

21 posted on 06/03/2013 11:44:50 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: MichaelCorleone
Isn’t this the guy ann coulter salivates over?

Someone posted last week that somebody should ask Ann Coulter how it feels to lose her boyfriend to Barack Obama. Seemed apropos.

22 posted on 06/03/2013 11:45:14 AM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Blather. Reince. Repeat.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Rhinoceros is correct....a HUGE one!!


23 posted on 06/03/2013 11:46:20 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: jim_trent

Since he can appoint the replacement for Lautenberg, they figure, like any dim politician (RINO is too good for this fat SOB), he’s for sale. No need for big bucks, just get him a box of Krispy Kremes. He’s probably on the phone with his butt boy Hussein 0bama taking instructions right now.


24 posted on 06/03/2013 11:46:41 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Pray THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA will be delivered from the evil unGODly forces)
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To: jim_trent
Fattening up for the Nov. 2016 slaughter.
25 posted on 06/03/2013 11:47:38 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

These Rats won’t vote for him.....they are funding him so he will run, knowing full well, he will NOT GET the conservative vote and therefore, another Romney and McCain debacle.


26 posted on 06/03/2013 11:49:01 AM PDT by Toespi
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To: jim_trent

This is a total payoff for the Obama reelection. Period.


27 posted on 06/03/2013 11:50:21 AM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Sender

That tells me that he will change parties and appoint a democrat to replace Lautenberg.


28 posted on 06/03/2013 11:52:38 AM PDT by Piranha (We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.)
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To: Piranha

Argh! I hope not.


29 posted on 06/03/2013 11:53:41 AM PDT by Sender (It's never too late to be who you could have been.)
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To: jim_trent

Apparently, Corruptocrats like fat prostitutes.


30 posted on 06/03/2013 11:54:06 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Toespi

These Rats won’t vote for him.....they are funding him so he will run, knowing full well, he will NOT GET the conservative vote and therefore, another Romney and McCain debacle.
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BINGO -— We have a winner! If Crispy Cream wins the Republican nominations there would be a large drop off in conservative voters going to the polls in 2016. And the result of that would be many more Republican losses down ticket. We could lose the House and have reduced numbers in the Senate. 2016 could be the year that the tipping point was reached from which recovery was impossible.


31 posted on 06/03/2013 11:54:44 AM PDT by House Atreides
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To: Williams

This is a total payoff for the Lautenberg replacement. Period.


32 posted on 06/03/2013 11:55:03 AM PDT by Piranha (We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.)
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To: ncfool

Interesting question ... Can he hold both jobs simultaneously?

TT


33 posted on 06/03/2013 11:56:45 AM PDT by TexasTransplant (Idiocracy used to just be a Movie... Live every day as your last...one day you will be right)
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To: MichaelCorleone

Ann Coulter finally saw the light with Gov.Krispie Creme....

http://www.mediaite.com/tv/ann-coulter-blasts-chris-christie-says-hes-off-my-list-for-2016-in-fiery-cpac-speech/


34 posted on 06/03/2013 12:03:43 PM PDT by massmike (At least no one is wearing a "Ron Paul - 2016" tee shirt........yet!)
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To: NeoCaveman

If Christie appointed himself to the Senate he could switch sides and become a Democrat. Then he could be the Democrat Senator from New Jersey for life.


35 posted on 06/03/2013 12:04:19 PM PDT by forgotten man
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To: jim_trent

The huge question right now is who is Christie going to nominate to replace senator Lautenberg? This is where the bullet hits the bone. If he chooses a Democrat, he is done with the Republicans.


36 posted on 06/03/2013 12:06:04 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: Toespi

If the Republican elite coalesce behind him as they did McCain and then Romney, they deserve every loss they get. If they can live with perpetual loss, it would seem that so can conservatives, since we don’t get a say-so anyway even in the primaries. They seem to be counting on hispandering to make up the difference-how can such supposedly smart people be so very stupid? Or do they really not care if they never have power again, as long as they can wheel and deal for personal gain with the left? How long do they think that will last once the left is sure they no longer need to deal with an irrelevant GOPe to hold power in perpetuity?


37 posted on 06/03/2013 12:06:19 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: jim_trent

Major Democratic donors flock to Christie


38 posted on 06/03/2013 12:06:56 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Obama-Ville - Land of The Freebies, Home of the Enslaved)
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To: jim_trent

Someone needs to tell Chris “ Pass the Biscuits” Christy, that Dunkin is now offering bacon, egg doughnut sandwich, I saw it on the Chicago Tribune


39 posted on 06/03/2013 12:08:00 PM PDT by DanielRedfoot
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To: jim_trent

The money is advance payment for naming Cory Booker as Senator to replace Frank Lautenberg.


40 posted on 06/03/2013 12:10:44 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Obama-Ville - Land of The Freebies, Home of the Enslaved)
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To: jim_trent

This is the payoff for taking a dive to Hillary in 2016.


41 posted on 06/03/2013 12:12:47 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Toespi

I voted for romney but I did not like it at all. I WILL NEVER VOTE FOR THE FAT COMMUNIST KNOWN AS CRISPY CREME!

LLS


42 posted on 06/03/2013 12:29:50 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: jim_trent

Dems want his Senate appointment to replace Lautenfail.


43 posted on 06/03/2013 12:31:15 PM PDT by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: Piranha

Good... he needs to join the party that represents his beliefs and we all would be much better off if crispy creme would go dim.


44 posted on 06/03/2013 12:31:47 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: jim_trent

Right... this has NOTHING to do with the impending naming of an interim Senator to replace the fossil Frank Lautenberg. Though Lautenberg died today, no one will ever convince me it wasn’t already known he was about to go room temp.


45 posted on 06/03/2013 12:49:25 PM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberal is to patriotism as Kermit Gosnell is to neonatal care.)
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To: Sender

Some were onto Christie Cream a long time ago.

Anyone thinking this guy was conservative was fooling themselves.


46 posted on 06/03/2013 12:49:53 PM PDT by X-spurt (Republic of Texas, Come and Take It!)
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To: jim_trent

Dogs do smell the back ends of other dogs to determine who is a friend and who is not!!! Apparently, DNC donors have found a friend!


47 posted on 06/03/2013 1:45:03 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: X-spurt
Some were onto Christie Cream a long time ago.

Anyone thinking this guy was conservative was fooling themselves.


If he pulled off the nomination somehow, there will be plenty of people trying to tell us that he's a Conservative, just like they tried to tell us McCain and Romney were Conservatives. All those liberal tendencies they have just have to be ignored by us, because "it's the price of politics."
48 posted on 06/03/2013 2:30:40 PM PDT by af_vet_rr
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To: jim_trent

He may have an “R” by his name, but nothin changes the fact that he’z a Northeastern liberal.

Heck, even democrats in Texas are more conservative...that’s sayin somethin y’all.


49 posted on 06/03/2013 2:32:51 PM PDT by servantboy777
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Christie if elected, could end up being worse than nobama and he’d give us the finger for complaining about it.

I hate to say “he’ll never get elected” cause I remember saying “no way we would elect a anyone with a clearly muslim name only a few years after 9-11”.


50 posted on 06/03/2013 2:39:27 PM PDT by X-spurt (Republic of Texas, Come and Take It!)
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