Their star power attracted about 75 guests. It was a who's who of big name conservatives from the multi-millionaire Art Pope to Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison.
The cost to hear Christie and Preibus speak was between $2,500 and $75,000 per couple.
There are quite a few questions surrounding a potential Christie bid in 2016, but one of them won't be his ability to raise money.
Via the ABC affiliate, here's vid, which features metaphorically grainy vid (Is there actual "grainy vid" anymore, or have flip cameras and their image stabilization forever retired that description) of the backs of the two stars' heads.