Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 03/15/2012

Chris Christie to campaign for Romney in Illinois on Friday

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), a top backer of Mitt Romney, is hitting the campaign trail for the former Massachusetts governor on Friday.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R). (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Christie will headline a 12:10 p.m. event at Elmhurst College, about 20 miles west of Chicago.

The Newark Star-Ledger notes that the event will mark Christie’s sixth appearance on Romney’s behalf.

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