WATCH: Two Presidential Contenders Fight Ahead of 2016

PHOTO: Gov. Chris Christie holds a press conference on Sick Pay Reform.PlayGovernors Office: Tim Larsen
WATCH GOP Infighting: Chris Christie Vs. Rand Paul

Election Day 2016 is about 1,200 days away. But the campaign is already underway.

Republican candidates are already jockeying to lead the fractured party: look no further than the feud between Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

Here's a recap of the war of words between the 2016 presidential contenders and what it means for them ... and you.

Click here for the six signs you're running for president in 2016.