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Saturday, January 11, 2014

Bridge Over Troubled Governor

How does the Chris Christie bridge-blocking scandal compare to other political scandals? Today on America Weekend, I asked Dr. Mark Feldstein to put it into historical perspective. He's a journalism professor at the University of Maryland and author of the book, "Poisoning The Press," about Richard Nixon's attempts at revenge against his political enemies. I also asked Feldstein what impact the scandal could have on Christie's presidential hopes, whether the endorsement of the mayor of Ft. Lee would have created votes for Christie (who won in a landslide anyway), and whether the bully reputation of the governor and his staff will stay in voter's minds.

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