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Chris Christie's campaign has $800,000 in debt from Bridgegate legal fees

Bridgegate went down way back in 2013, but its aftermath is still playing out.

Although there's no evidence New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was involved in the George Washington Bridge closure, he was left with a hefty legal price tag. His 2013 gubernatorial re-election campaign, which is legally allowed to keep raising money, is more than $800,000 in debt from legal fees associated with the scandal. The debt is split between two law firms, The Washington Post reports.

A traffic jam has probably never been so costly.