New Jersey's Christie casts shadow over Iowa, 2012
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, left, is interviewed by co-hosts Brian Kilmeade, foreground left, Steve Doocy and Alisyn Camerota, on the "Fox & Friends" television program, in New York, Monday, June 27, 2011. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
July 24, 2011 8:47:12 AM PDT
THOMAS BEAUMONT Associated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - July 24, 2011 --
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he's not running for president, but he's still leaving an imprint on the 2012 Republican campaign as a potential kingmaker - and distraction.