Bandwagon Effect


Romney scores endorsements from Judd Gregg, Mel Martinez, and NY Rep Grimm.


Boston, MA – Mitt Romney today announced the support of New York Congressman Michael Grimm.

“I am thrilled to receive Congressman Grimm’s support,” said Mitt Romney. “He shares my vision for America and I’m looking forward to working with him to spread my pro-growth message to the country and all New Yorkers.”
Announcing his support, Congressman Grimm said, “The single most thing this country is starving for is leadership – leadership that is reinforced with the right balance of private sector and executive experience. Governor Romney epitomizes that balance, making him the right candidate to lead America during these tough times. At a time when growing the economy and creating jobs is imperative to the future of our nation, Governor Romney brings the necessary skills and hands-on experience to get the job done. I am proud to endorse Mitt Romney to lead our nation as the next President of the United States.”
Background on Congressman Michael Grimm

Michael Grimm represents Staten Island and Brooklyn in Congress after serving in the United States Marine Corps in the Gulf War and spending nearly a decade as an undercover FBI agent cracking down on organized crime in New York City. He is a member of the House Financial Services Committee and Co-Chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus.


Boston, MA – Mitt Romney today announced the support of former New Hampshire Governor and Senator Judd Gregg and his wife Kathy.

“I am proud to have earned the support of Senator Judd Gregg and his wife Kathy as I spread my pro-growth message across the Granite State,” said Mitt Romney. “Senator Gregg has long been one of New Hampshire’s most highly respected leaders. He has been a tireless advocate and leading voice in New Hampshire and in Washington for fiscal responsibility and limited government. With their help, I look forward to turning around our economy, and getting Americans back to work.”

Announcing their support, Judd Gregg said, “New Hampshire voters are looking for a candidate who will focus on the economy from day one. Mitt Romney is the only candidate with a record of results in both the private sector and as governor. Whether it was as Governor, during the Olympics, or as a successful businessman, Mitt Romney has shown that he can turn around struggling enterprises. Right now our economy needs a turnaround.”


Boston, MA – Mitt Romney today announced the support of former Florida Senator Mel Martinez. Senator Martinez will serve as Chairman of the campaign’s National Advisory Council.

“I am honored to count former Senator Martinez as an ally,” said Mitt Romney. “The support of Florida voters will be critical and I look forward to working with him to turn this economy around.”

Announcing his support, Senator Martinez said, “I have great confidence that Mitt Romney is the candidate to get our country back on track. Unemployment remains a pressing issue both in Florida and across the nation. Now more than ever, we need a leader who will get our country’s fiscal house in order. From his experience in the private sector, Mitt Romney understands how the real economy works and how jobs are created. As Governor of Massachusetts, he balanced the budget without raising taxes. I am proud to support him.”

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