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NJ Gov. Chris Christie Set To Visit Alabama

(credit: CBS 3)

(credit: CBS 3)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — New Jersey’s Chris Christie is visiting Birmingham to support a fellow Republican governor, Alabama’s Robert Bentley.

Christie is scheduled to stop in Birmingham on Wednesday for a public event with Bentley and two private appearances.

Christie and Bentley will tour the non-profit Southern Research Institute and meet with reporters.

Afterward Christie and Bentley will attend a pair of private events for the Bentley campaign.

Christie is visiting as chairman of the Republican Governor’s Association. He’s also a potential contender for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.

Bentley is being opposed for re-election by Democrat Parker Griffith of Huntsville.

From Alabama Christie will travel to Biloxi, Mississippi, for a series of events with Mississippi GOP Gov. Phil Bryant.

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