With Republican primaries in 11 states taking place on Tuesday, Gov. Chris Christie says it makes sense for the GOP to agree on a presidential nominee as soon as possible.

But the governor says it's not for him to tell Rick Santorum to exit the race if he doesn't do well on Super Tuesday.

Christie says the conservative former Pennsylvania senator has worked hard to get to this point in the nominating process. The governor says he's confident Santorum, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Texas Rep. Ron Paul will all drop out eventually.

He says the proportional allocation of delegates is prolonging the process.

Christie has endorsed former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney to face President Obama in November. He's also rumored to be a potential vice presidential pick.  

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