CNN: Chris Christie's running -- but not the one you're thinking of

"But Christie sees the recent win by new Alabama Sen. Doug Jones, who is also a Democrat, as a promising sign for his campaign.

"His having won makes me optimistic. But before he won, I was telling people that I thought I could win if Doug Jones just got close," Christie said. "I think if people look at the different candidates for AG, then people will vote for me.