Christie hopes to get along well with Obama

    By: Phil Gregory

    New Jersey’s Governor-elect, Republican Chris Christie, says he’s looking forward to a good working relationship with the President.

    By Phil Gregoryphilgregorynews@gmail.com

    New Jersey’s Governor-elect, Republican Chris Christie, says he’s looking forward to a good working relationship with the President.

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    During the gubernatorial campaign Governor Corzine repeatedly referred to having a partner in the White House. Now Governor-elect Chris Christie says he’s had a phone conversation with Barack Obama and there’s no hard feelings between them

    Christie: We talked about those things that we have in common. We talked about merit pay for teachers and more charter schools an education agenda that we agree on. And I told him that I’m looking forward to working with him.

    Christie also says he talked on the phone with the Governor and now that the campaign is over Christie says he expects they’ll resume the good relationship they had in the past. They’re expected to meet in person next week.

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