(BLOOMBERG) The final weekend before New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary was a steady one for long-time front-runners Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. But a trio of governors who need strong showings Tuesday to revive their campaigns have one big reason to feel bullish: Marco Rubio.
The Florida senator, who surged to second place in polls after a coming in third in the Iowa caucuses, spent Sunday trying to extinguish a political brushfire after he delivered the same canned answer three times within a matter of minutes at Saturday's presidential debate.
Standing to gain most would appear to be New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who initiated the line of questioning that stumped Rubio and who has held more New Hampshire events than any other Republican, according to a tally from the New England Cable Network.
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