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US governor confirms he had weight loss surgery

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie appears at a groundbreaking ceremony at Essex County Community College on May 7, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. Christie, a rising star in the Republican party touted as a possible presidential contender in 2016, confirmed New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a rising star in the Republican party touted as a possible presidential contender in 2016, confirmed Tuesday he had undergone weight loss surgery.