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Outspoken New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Announces Presidential Bid For The Republican Party — While Calling Out His Fellow Candidates!

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Step aside, Donald Trump! There's another tough-talking GOP candidate in town now!

On Tuesday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for president!

While the Republican party already has over a dozen candidates running, the New Jersey native has promised to be aggressive in his upcoming campaign. He told voters:

"You're going to get what I think whether you like it or not, or whether it makes you cringe every once in a while or not. I am now ready to fight for the people of the United States of America."

Though the 52-year-old's resume is impressive, he has also faced backlash from former aides who created traffic jams at a bridge to get back against a Democratic mayor who chose not to endorse Christie's re-election!

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While Christie denied he had anything to do with the bridge closing, this raised the awareness that that those who work with the governor will do anything to win!

During his campaign launch, the presidential hopeful called out the "bickering leaders" from both parties — though highlighted Barack Obama's "weak and feckless foreign policy" and referred to fellow candidate Hillary Clinton the president's "second mate."

In the gymnasium of his old high school, the presidential hopeful declared:

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Donald Trump Refuses To Release His Birth Certificate!

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Nobody is taking Donald Trump's presidency seriously, but we were all hoping for at least a little consistency from the tough talker… LOLz, yeah right!

On Friday, reporters asked The Donald to release his long-form birth certificate and passport records now that he's running for president — and he adamantly refused!

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That wouldn't be too big of a deal, except for the fact that The Donald hammered president Barack Obama for years about releasing his birth certificate, trying to prove that Obama wasn't born in America.

Back in 2012, The Guardian asked Michael Cohen of the Trump Organization to release The Donald's birth certificate as a show of good faith regarding Obama. Back then Cohen responded:

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President Obama Sings Amazing Grace During A Eulogy For Charleston Shooting Victims

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What a touching, powerful moment.

President Barack Obama delivered a eulogy at State Senator and Reverend Clementa Pinckney's funeral on Friday afternoon, one of a heartbreaking nine funerals the city of Charleston must endure after the attack in a church last week.

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The President's eulogy was heartfelt, discussing Reverend Pinckney's life and faith:

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The Vote To Legalize Same Sex Marriage Was CLOSE! See Why FOUR Supreme Court Justices Disagreed HERE!

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AH-mazing news — same-sex marriage is now a reality for all Americans! Yay!!!

President Barack Obama was supportive in his speech, of course — but the Supreme Court's vote was CLOSE, with same-sex marriage narrowly winning after a 5-4 ruling.

Now, we are learning more about the dissenting opinion against same-sex marriage, led by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts.

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In his 29-page dissent, Roberts allowed for activists to celebrate the decision, but cautioned that in his opinion, it wasn't a decision that had anything to do with the Constitution:

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President Barack Obama Speaks On Same Sex Marriage Ruling: 'We've Made Our Union A Little More Perfect'

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The United States Supreme Court ruled today in favor of same sex marriage, making it the law of the land in all fifty states.

Now, President Barack Obama has spoken on the landmark decision, sharing his thoughts on the importance of equality for LGBT couples, as well as congratulating activists and allies who have fought so long for marriage equality.

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President Obama recognized the Court's importance in the decision, but also acknowledged the silent heroes involved in the long, important process:

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Celebrities React To The Overturning Of The Same Sex Marriage Ban! See What President Obama, Ellen DeGeneres, & More Have To Say HERE!

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What a glorious, beautiful day!

In case you didn't know, on Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 5-to-4 decision that same sex marriage is legal nationwide!

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This is not only a huge moment for LGBT history, it's a step toward equality for everyone — regardless of your sexuality.

Once the groundbreaking decision was announced, your favorite A-list celebrities were EXTREMELY vocal in support!

From President Obama to Anna Kendrick – actors, politicians, and musicians couldn't help but celebrate the fact that love has no bounds.

Ch-ch-check out all the EQUALLY fabulous reactions (below)!

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