Obama and Christie yet again; emphasis on recovery
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, center right, poses for a photograph with Paul Tremitiedi, as Santa, of Jersey City, Sunday, May 26, 2013, during a visit to the boardwalk in Asbury Park, N.J. The first summer season after Superstorm Sandy is underway at the Jersey shore, parts of which were devastated by the October storm. This is a brand-new Jersey Shore. While some recovery is still ongoing from Superstorm Sandy, the Jersey Shore to a very large extent has been cleaned up, rebuilt, reopened and is ready for business. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Posted: Friday, May 24, 2013 12:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is looking to get his groove back - at the beach.
A post-Hurricane Sandy tour of the New Jersey coast line on Tuesday, gives the president a chance for a three-point play that can move him ahead of the recent controversies that have dogged the White House. With New Jersey's Republican Gov. Chris Christie at Obama's side, effective government, bipartisanship and economic opportunity will be the unmistakable message in the face of the coastal recovery.
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