Why Chris Christie Should Be Able to Raise $100 Million

His pivot from the RGA chairmanship comes not a moment too soon.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie shakes hands with audience members after the annual State of the State address on January 13, 2015 in Trenton, New Jersey.

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Veteran Republican fundraiser Jack Oliver says it’ll take at least $100 million for a presidential hopeful to seriously compete in the party’s primary contests. As luck would have it, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has already shown he can raise that kind of money.

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