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Even Senate President Stephen Sweeney, the state’s most powerful elected Democrat, finds himself agreeing with the governor more often than not.

After Christie tongue-lashed Boehner over Sandy aid, all Sweeney could do was nod.

“I want to thank the governor for listening when I asked him to step up and call on his party’s congressional members to get their act together,” Sweeney said. “I am glad that the governor has joined me in heaping scorn on those Republican members of Congress who have left New Jersey in dire straits.”