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But one Republican who knew the gubernatorial candidate from her days on the Forth Worth, Texas City Council is vouching for Davis' record, saying she wouldn't have come under the same scrutiny if she were a male candidate.
The scandal surrounding lane closures on the George Washington Bridge has taken a toll on New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's (R) presidential prospects, particularly among independents, according to a new poll.