New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announces on Tuesday at the Statehouse in Trenton, N.J., that he will not run for president in 2012. "I have a commitment to New Jersey that I simply will not abandon. That's the promise I made to the people of this state when I took office 20 months ago, to fix a broken New Jersey," he said. (Associated Press)

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announces on Tuesday at the Statehouse in Trenton, N.J., that he will not run for president in 2012. "I have a commitment to New Jersey that I simply will not abandon. That's the promise I made to the people of this state when I took office 20 months ago, to fix a broken New Jersey," he said. (Associated Press)