The Washington Post and Harvard Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership will jointly present seven public figures with the 2011 Top American Leaders awards at Ford’s Theatre on December 5, 2011. Here are this year’s winners.
Chris Christie is the governor of New Jersey and a former U.S. attorney. The Republican state leader has sharply reduced deficits since his term began in 2009, working closely with a Democratically controlled state legislature. Lucas Jackson/Reuters Buy Photo