Why Are Black Voters Embracing Chris Christie?

Call it "the Obama effect." Many cite his backing of the president in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. 

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and President Barack Obama at the Jersey Shore after Sandy (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and President Barack Obama at the Jersey Shore after Sandy (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Real Clear Politics argues that if Christie can break the 30 percent threshold among African-American voters in November, “it will give him a powerful 2016 talking point with Republicans voters from New Hampshire to Nevada, who will be eager to nominate someone with a wide enough appeal to regain the White House after the GOP’s years in the political wilderness.”

Read more at Real Clear Politics.

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