Texas Governor Rick Perry is joining New Jersey Republican candidate Steve Lonegan on the campaign trail today at three stops around the state today.

Texas Governor Rick Perry (Darren Carroll, Getty Images)

The pair will discuss the federal health care overhaul, which takes effect Tuesday, during two town hall meetings in Galloway and Berkeley townships.

Perry also will participate in a Lonegan rally in Hasbrouck Heights.

Lonegan is running against Democrat Cory Booker in this month's special election to serve the remaining term of the late U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg.

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