FORT LEE, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New Jersey and national Democratic Party leaders marked the anniversary of the “Bridgegate” scandal with an event in Fort Lee on Monday morning.
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Democratic National Committee Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and state Democratic leaders gathered to hammer Gov. Chris Christie on the bridge scandal and criticize the potential 2016 Republican presidential contender for his handling of the state’s economy and his frequent out-of-state travel.