Facebook's Zuckerberg to hold fundraiser for Chris Christie

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg was a high profile supporter of President Obama during the election campaign. But that won't stop him from holding a fundraiser for his favorite Republican: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. New York Times: The fund-raiser is another reminder of the hurdles Democrats face in attempting to defeat Mr. Christie, who faces re-election in November and is often mentioned as a leading contender for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. Mr. Christie has increasingly tried to position himself as a kind of crossbreed politician, apart from the partisan politics that plague Washington, and able to appeal to a constituency beyond the Republican Party regulars. He took leaders of his own party to task this month when they failed to call a vote on a relief package for victims of Hurricane Sandy. His popularity has soared since the storm, even among Democrats - and apparently among at least some tech donors in Silicon Valley, where ...(Read Full Post)