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Christie ends term unpopular, but with legs left unbroken

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TRENTON, N.J. -

Republican Chris Christie left the New Jersey governor's office with his popularity in tatters, but at least he didn't break a leg.
  
Christie is the first elected New Jersey governor in nearly 25 years to serve without suffering a broken leg.
  
Christie's predecessor, Democrat Jon Corzine, broke his leg during a serious vehicle accident on the Garden State Parkway in 2007
  
Democrat Jim McGreevey broke his leg during a walk on the beach in Cape May in 2002.
  
Republican Christine Todd Whitman fractured her leg while skiing in Switzerland in 1999.
  
Former Obama administration Justice Department official Eric Columbus dug up the nugget on Twitter Tuesday after Christie was replaced by Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy.
  
The last governor to leave office without breaking a leg was Jim Florio, who left in 1994.

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