2012 Year in Review: Gov. Christie Finds Himself Repeatedly in National Spotlight
By David Madden
TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) -- Love him or hate him, you cannot deny that New Jersey governor Chris Christie puts himself out there as the "real deal."
This year, that was a good thing -- and a bad thing.
Christie’s occasional run-ins with people at town meetings notwithstanding ("You’re a real big shot," he said to one heckler…