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Chris Christie

Back in Iowa, Christie finds he faces tough road ahead

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is facing new pressures in Iowa, a state where some already view him as too moderate for socially conservative caucus voters. Many of Christie's competitors for the Republican presidential nomination appealed to Iowa caucus-goers last weekend, when freshman Sen. Joni Ernst's "roast and ride" arrived in Boone. Christie, however, was not among them. He returned to Iowa for the first time in three months this week. It's not clear anyone had missed him. But that doesn't seem to worry Christie. "I've always been received extraordinarily well here," Christie said. "I suspect if I decide to go forward,...