And they said it couldn’t be done; no nonsense Republican Gov. Chris Christie making friends with a union.

But that is exactly what happened Dec. 18 when the Laborers’ International Union of North America endorsed Christie at a rally in Aberdeen, the Associated Press reported.
“The fact remains that this governor’s policies have hurt the working people of New Jersey,” Assemblyman John Wisniewski, chairman of the state Democratic Party said in a statement, the Star Ledger of Newark reported. “We look forward to showing a contrast between the failed administration of this governor and what our Democratic nominee will do for New Jersey’s middle class as governor in 2014.”

Still, the Democrats can’t refute the governor’s approval rating has soared in the wake of his response to Hurricane Sandy. And a Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll released Tuesday found Christie is the favorite among likely Republican presidential candidates four years from now.
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