January 24th, 2013
08:26 PM ET

Facebook CEO LIKES New Jersey Governor: Zuckerberg to raise money for Christie

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is hosting his first political fundraiser for Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

The event will take place February 13 at Zuckerberg's  home in Palo Alto, California. A Facebook spokeswoman said Zuckerberg appreciates education reform efforts made in New Jersey.

Zuckerberg to fundraise for Christie

"Mark and (his wife) Priscilla have worked closely with Governor Christie on education reform in the Newark school system," Sarah Feinberg said. "They admire his leadership on education reform and other issues and look forward to continuing their important work together on behalf of Newark's school children. Mark and Priscilla are happy to host him at their home to support his re-election."

OutFront tonight: McKay Coppins – Buzzfeed reporter who broke this story and Joe Lockhart – Former Clinton White House Press Secretary and Former Communications VP of Facebook.

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