The 2016 race for the White House has collected a likely candidate in Chris Christie, who appears primed to run for the US Presidency after his triumphant re-election as New Jersey Governor.
Gov. Christie said he is happy to "stubbornly" refuse to discuss his future ambitions, but few doubt he plans to sell his moderate Republicanism to a national audience.
But will he be a match for an experienced campaigner like Hillary Clinton, who remains hotly tipped to run again for the Democrats?
Washington Correspondent Robert Moore reports from New Jersey: