04/18/2011 09:24 am ET | Updated Jun 18, 2011

Chris Christie's Conservatism Not Just Economic

In the throes of New Jersey's financial crisis, Gov. Chris Christie vaulted into office as a strict fiscal conservative. In his first year in the job, he won national attention as a tough-talking manager whose budget-slashing, union-bashing ways seemed to be all about the money.

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