Chris Christie slow-jams the news

The New Jersey governor slow-jammed his defense of his decision to call a special election in October VIDEO

Topics: Video, Jimmy Fallon, Chris Christie, New Jersey, Republicans, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stopped by “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,” to help the host “Slow Jam The News” — during which Christie defended his controversial decision to call a special election to fill Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s seat in October, instead of putting it on the November ballot alongside his own reelection race.

Sample quote from Fallon’s band: “Chris Christie’s about to give New Jersey a huge election, and he’s putting it in the hands of the people.”

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Jillian Rayfield is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on politics. Follow her on Twitter at @jillrayfield or email her at jrayfield@salon.com.

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