TRENTON, N.J. Chris Christie’s political mentor does not like to be touched. Everyone close to Bill Palatucci knows this about him. They especially know that Palatucci, a reserved Republican insider, really, really, really does not like to be hugged. This is precisely why Christie can’t help hugging him. “Sometimes I do it just to bug […]

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