A woman speaks on the phone inside the office of Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich in Fort Lee, New Jersey January 9, 2014. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Thursday fired a top aide at the center of ... more 
A woman speaks on the phone inside the office of Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich in Fort Lee, New Jersey January 9, 2014. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Thursday fired a top aide at the center of a brewing scandal that public officials orchestrated a massive traffic snarl on the busy George Washington Bridge to settle a political score. Christie said at a separate news conference he was stunned and heartbroken by revelations that his staff was behind the traffic jam designed to punish Sokolich who declined to endorse Christie's re-election bid. REUTERS/Eric Thayer (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS) less 
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Thu, Jan 9, 2014 2:31 PM EST