Who told Corzine to spend the week before the election in Europe, Gary Rose?

With slightly more than one week to the 2007 mid-term elections, with the entire Legislature up and several races still too close to call, Governor Jon Corzine is headed to Portugal. Corzine will attend the European Union Summit on Global Warming in Lisbon, leaving New Jersey on Sunday night and returning as soon as the conference is over.

Who told Corzine to spend the week before the election in Europe, Gary Rose?