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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers remarks and answers questions at the Brookings Institution, a non-partisan, public policy think tank, July 9, 2012 in Washington, DC.
California is first in the nation when it comes to political contributions, but the money isn't all staying here. In fact, plenty of out-of-state candidates have been traveling West, in search of cash.
One big winner recently is the governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie, who's been raking in contributions in California, for his re-election campaign. Wall Street Journal reporter Heather Haddon followed the money, and she joins the show to explain.