Taking a page out of the John McCain playbook, Gov. Chris Christie is making New Hampshire an all-or-nothing venture.

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With his poll numbers shrinking and his fundraising lagging, Team Christie is moving his focus away from Iowa. He will not attend events there with most of the other GOP hopefuls.

Like McCain, Christie is putting all his chips in the middle for New Hampshire.

He is hoping he can pull a win and prove that he is the strongest candidate.

The strategy paid off for McCain, who went on to win the Republican nomination.