Bloomberg’s Jonathan Alter says sources tell him New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is conducting focus groups in preparation for a possible run for president in 2012.

Christie, along with Rep. Paul Ryan, are among a growing list of GOP candidates with mainstream appeal considering making an entrance into the already crowded field.

Christie has been in office less than two years, and would possess some of the least experience in elective office among the Republican contenders.

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