Christie says no to federal PAC

    In case you’re still holding out hope:

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he has no plans to start a federal political action committee, further dispelling rumors that he plans to run for president in 2012.

    Christie’s former law partner Bill Palatucci suggested in a recent interview with The Courier Post of Cherry Hill that he might consider starting a PAC because “it’s leaving money on the table by not having one.”

    Christie is often asked about running for president and starting a PAC could be seen as a first step for the Republican.

    But Christie threw cold water on the idea today during an interview on NBC’s “Today Show,” saying he hasn’t started a PAC and has no plans to start one.

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