Christie Bets on a Rare Second-Term Victory With Wagering


WASHINGTON — Sports has long been the place politicians go to curry favor with constituents. They show up to games for a live shot on the Jumbotron or to rub elbows with athletes to affirm their regular-guy bona fides.

Finishing a second and final term marred by scandals and plunging popularity, Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey will arrive here on Monday looking to sports for something else: a legacy-defining victory.

Christie is coming to Washington for oral arguments before the Supreme Court in a case that could legalize …read more

Source: New York Times

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