New Jersey Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney, D-Thorofare, sits in his office in Trenton, N.J., Tuesday, July 5, 2011, as he answers a question about recent comments he made about Gov. Chris ... more 
New Jersey Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney, D-Thorofare, sits in his office in Trenton, N.J., Tuesday, July 5, 2011, as he answers a question about recent comments he made about Gov. Chris Christie. Christie's spokeswoman says it was "inappropriate and disrespectful" for Sweeney to call the governor a "bully and a punk." Sweeney was speaking about last-minute vetoes by the governor of several items in the state budget. Sweeney says many of the line-item vetoes were for political purposes and hurt the state's most vulnerable residents. (AP Photo/Mel Evans) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Mel Evans
Tue, Jul 5, 2011 2:54 PM EDT