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Gov. Christie on Thursday disavowed the controversial Common Core education standards he once supported and directed his education commissioner to consider developing New Jersey-specific goals.
Former New York Gov. George Pataki - a moderate Republican who led the state through the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks - on Thursday formally launched a long-shot bid for the presidency during an event in Exeter, N.H.
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