**FILE** New Jersey Gov. Christie speaks with Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, center, and Jenni "JWoww" Farley, cast members of MTV's "Jersey Shore," on the boardwalk where he took part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to reopen the beach in Seaside Heights, N.J., on May 24, 2013. (Associated Press/Northjersey.com, Kevin R. Wexler)

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**FILE** New Jersey Gov. Christie speaks with Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, center, and Jenni "JWoww" Farley, cast members of MTV's "Jersey Shore," on the boardwalk where he took part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to reopen the beach in Seaside Heights, N.J., on May 24, 2013. (Associated Press/Northjersey.com, Kevin R. Wexler)