New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gestures during a news conference Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at the Statehouse in Trenton, N.J. Christie has fired a top aide who engineered political payback against a town mayor, saying she lied. Deputy Chief of Staff Bridget Anne Kelly is the latest casualty in a widening scandal that threatens to upend Christie's second term and likely run for president in 2016. Documents show she arranged traffic jams to punish the mayor, who didn't endorse Christie for re-election. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Dems who didn’t back Christie got nothing
Documents show the N.J. governor used an aggressive system of give and take.
By KATE ZERNIKE
| The New York Times
First Published Jan 13 2014 08:37 pm • Last Updated Jan 13 2014 09:10 pm
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