Gov. Chris Christie was once considered a possible front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination. He refused to run in 2012 as his national profile began to rise. After Hurricane Sandy his popularity skyrocketed and he was constantly named as a 2016 candidate. But a closer look at his New Jersey poll numbers showed that problems at home began chipping away at his popularity before he even declared his intention to run.

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Gov. Chris Christie's approval rating dips from a record 72 percent to 63 percent among New Jersey residents according to a Monmouth University poll.

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Christie was riding high, campaigning for other Republican leaders as part of the National Republican Governors Association.

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Gov. Chris Christie's job approval dropped and optimism about New Jersey's economy waned in a Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll r…

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