Chris Christie expected to drop presidential bid: AP

NASHUA, N.H. -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to drop out of the 2016 race for the White House after finishing sixth in the New Hampshire primary.

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That's according to a two people familiar with his plans, who spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly.

Christie had banked his presidential prospects on a strong finish in the early-voting state. He spent more than 70 days campaigning in New Hampshire.

Christie had trouble from the start raising money and building support in a crowded Republican field dominated by another brash East Coaster: businessman Donald Trump.



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