TRENTON - (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is hittingthe campaign circuit for a three-state tour.

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

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

Christie then heads to California, where he'll deliver thekeynote address for a leadership forum at the Ronald ReaganPresidential Library on Tuesday night.

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 remainedfriends. Tickets for that fundraiser run from $10,000 to $100,000.