1. NO, THANKS

    Christie Won’t Run for President

    HAMMONTON, NJ  - MARCH 29:  New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks at a Reform Agenda Town Hall meeting at the New Jersey Manufacturers Company facility March 29, 2011 in Hammonton, New Jersey. A State Supreme Court appointed judge ruled on March 22, 2011 that his eight percent education budget cuts last year had violated New Jersey law because the state was unable to fulfil it's educational obligations. (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Chris Christie

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    Looks like the GOP will have to be content with what it has: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will not enter the race. "For me, the answer was never anything but no … The no never changed,” Christie said during a news conference Tuesday. “It did not feel right to me, in my gut, to leave now when the job here was not finished. Now is not my time.” Explaining his decision to flirt with the idea of running, he said that he “felt an obligation” to reconsider his decision when “serious people across the spectrum” urged him to make a White House run.

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