A Sinking Christie Throws Tax Line to Boaters to Buoy Popularity

Chris Christie, governor of New Jersey and 2016 Republican presidential candidate, and his wife Mary Pat Christie, listen to an attendee during the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015.

Buy a $1 million yacht in New Jersey, and the state will hand you a $70,000 tax bill. Governor Chris Christie, though, wants to cut you a deal.

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