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Phil Murphy beats Kim Guadagno to succeed Christie as N.J. governor

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TRENTON — Phil Murphy, a former Wall Street executive and diplomat with no previous elected experience but deep pockets and strong ties to the Democratic Party, beat Republican Kim Guadagno Tuesday to succeed Chris Christie as New Jersey’s governor. CNN, ABC and NBC projected the win for Murphy at 8 p.m. Tuesday as the polls closed.…