Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is one of the many donors that has put money into the campaigns for both Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker and Republican Governor Chris Christie. Other donors that put money into their campaigns include LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman, Home Depot co-founder Kenneth Langone, and Marc Andreessen. Twenty people have given the two politicians a total of $258,000. Booker received $170,600 from the 20 donors and Christie received $87,400.
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Last month we wrote about how Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg would be hosting a fundraiser for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at his home with his wife Priscilla Chan. Guests at the event included Condoleezza Rice. Governor Chris Christie is seeking re-election this year and has been raising funds in California since February 11th. During the event, there was around 40 protestors outside.
Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg will be hosting a fundraiser for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Zuckerberg will be hosting the fundraiser with his wife Priscilla Chan. The two will be hosting the fundraiser at their home in Palo Alto, California on February 13th. The attendees will include friends and business contacts of the two. Donations will be capped at $3,800, which is the limit in New Jersey.
Chris Christie, the governor of New Jersey, went on Saturday Night Live last night to poke fun at himself. Chris Christie, an outspoken Republican, gained national attention when he praised President Obama for the help he provided with Hurricane Sandy.
Democratic and Republican politicians have dropped their opposition to impose sales taxes on online purchases. In return, online giants like Amazon.com will be offered incentives to locate distribution facilities in additional cities. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said that the taxation of online sales is “an important issue to all the nation’s governors.”