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New book "Double Down: Game Change 2012" dishes behind-the-scenes drama from the 2012 presidential election, like how President Barack Obama's mock debate performance was described by one of his debate coaches as "creepy," and led to an intervention.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said he was disappointed that some of the documents of his vice presidential vetting process were leaked to authors John Heilemann and Mark Halperin.
"We did 500 interviews for this book with more than 300 people," Heilemann said in an interview with "The Lead with Jake Tapper." "There are clearly people who have agendas, they cut in every different possible direction, and ultimately our job is to sort through people's agendas and try to get at what's true."
Sayreville, New Jersey (CNN) – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney called him immediately when news broke that someone had leaked details about last year's vice presidential vetting process.
"Mitt called me right away, and I could tell he was really embarrassed and outraged about it," Christie said Tuesday in an exclusive interview with CNN anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper.
By CNN Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper and Sherisse Pham
Sayreville, New Jersey (CNN) – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie hopes to go where no other Garden State Republican has gone in nearly a quarter century.
Public opinion polls indicate the GOP Governor's expected to easily win re-election Tuesday in blue-state New Jersey over state Sen. Barbara Buono, his little known Democratic challenger. But Christie wants to break records.
"Christie Whitman was elected twice here and never broke 50 percent. Nobody (no Republican) since 1988 has had a 5 in front of their name in a statewide race," Christie said in an exclusive Election Day interview with CNN anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper.