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    Why Romney Cut A Check To The State Of New Jersey

    He was transporting the Gov.

    BRIAN SNYDER / Reuters

    Romney and Christie earlier this month in New Hampshire.

    Mitt Romney's financial disclosure filing yesterday include a payment of $994.97 for "travel:air" to the state of New Jersey.

    The explanation, per New Jersey Republican Party spokesman Douglass Mayer: "The reimbursement was for a fundraiser on 12/12/11. Governor Christie used a state helicopter and since it was political travel on behalf of the Romney campaign, they reimbursed the state."

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