A verbal exchange between Gov. Chris Christie and a teenager in Belmar this week is getting a lot of attention.

Some believe the governor was too harsh in his response to the 17-year-old girl's question about why he has not held a town hall meeting in Newark.

"As soon as I said I was from Newark, his tone got kind of condescending," says Kristen Towkaniuk.

Towkaniuk attended...

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