Christie Increases Security, Holds Town Hall

NJ governor says he'll keep meeting with voters

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the shooting of a congresswoman in Arizona won't stop him from meeting with voters.

The Republican governor was flanked by more state police security than usual on Thursday as he met voters at a town hall meeting in Paramus.

Christie began by referencing last weekend's shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. The blunt-spoken governor urged civility in the forums, even when people disagree.

Earlier, Christie praised President Obama's memorial speech in Tucson for bringing people together. 

He also told ABC's Good Morning America he thinks Sarah Palin could have chosen her words more carefully when she used the phrase "blood libel" to rebuke critics. However, Christie said he doesn't think anybody believes Palin was trying "bring violence on."

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