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Ex-Sen. Brown To Host Event For NJ Gov. Christie

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

BOSTON (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown and other top Massachusetts Republicans are hosting a fundraiser for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

The $3,800-per-person dinner is being held Friday evening at the Boston home of Christopher and Jean Egan.

Among those sponsoring the event is Charles Baker, who is considering a run for governor next year, and former U.S. Attorney Michael Sullivan, a Republican candidate in the special U.S. Senate race to fill the seat left vacant by John Kerry’s resignation.

Christie has been mentioned as possible candidate for president in 2016.

The money raised at the event will go to Christie’s re-election campaign account for governor in New Jersey.

Longtime Republican strategist Ron Kaufman and senior vice president at Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications David Tamasi are also co-hosting the event.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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