Chris Christie Kicks Off 3-State Tour

This will ad to further speculation about a run, especially doing a speech at the Reagan library

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is hitting the campaign circuit for a three-state tour.

Christie, popular nationally among Republicans for his blunt, no-nonsense style, will headline the Missouri Republican Party's annual dinner Monday night. The event is typically the state party's largest fundraiser of the year

On Tuesday morning, he'll speak at a breakfast for former Missouri Republican state party chairman Ann Wagner, who is running for Congress.

Christie then heads to California, where he'll deliver the keynote address for a leadership forum at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on Tuesday nigh.

And he heads south on Thursday to appear with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal at a Republican fundraiser.

Jindal campaigned for Christie in 2009 and the two have remained friends. Tickets for that fundraiser run from $10,000 to $100,000
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