Christie campaigns for Hutchinson

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is calling Arkansas the best opportunity for Republicans to pick up a governor's seat as he campaigns for Asa Hutchinson's gubernatorial bid.Christie campaigned in Arkansas on Wednesday with Hutchinson, who is running against Democratic nominee and fellow ex-congressman Mike Ross for the state's top office. The two are running to succeed Democratic Gov. Mike Beebe, who cannot seek re-election because of term limits.Christie, who is considering a run for president in 2016, chairs the Republican Governors Association. He's among a string of Republican figures who have been visiting Arkansas over the past week, including former presidential nominee Mitt Romney and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee.(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)