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Another Christie ally implicated in spinoff investigation

A United Airlines passenger plane lands at Newark Liberty International Airport Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, in Newark, N.J. On Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, United Airlines abruptly replaced its CEO as a federal investigation continued into whether the airline gave preferential treatment to a former chairman of the agency that operates the New York-area airports who has political ties to New Jersey Gov. and presidential candidate Chris Christie. United Continental Holdings Inc. said Tuesday that Jeffery Smisek and two other senior executives had stepped down. Oscar Munoz, a railroad executive and head of United's audit committee, was named CEO and president. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — What began as a mysterious series of traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge two years ago has mushroomed into a high-level corporate scandal that can’t be good for Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s struggling presidential campaign.

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