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Gov. Chris Christie officially announces his bid for president

Gov. Chris Christie

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announces his candidacy for president Tuesday at Livingston High School in Livingston, N.J. Christie, who went to the school, joins the 2016 Republican field for president.

 (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
Gov. Chris Christie

Gov. Chris Christie announces his candidacy for president at Livingston High SChool in New Jersey.

 (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
Gov. Chris Christie

Gov. Chris Christie and his wife, Mary Pat Christie, shake hands with supporters after Christie announced his candidacy for president.

 (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
Gov. Chris Christie

Gov. Chris Christie shakes hands with supporters after announcing his candidacy for president at Livingston High School in Livingston, N.J.

 (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
Gov. Chris Christie

About 200 protesters gathered Livingston High School in Livingston, N.J., where Gov. Chris Christie announced his candidacy for president.

 (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
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