Ex-VP announce supports for Bay Stater at Tues. afternoon event in Paradise Valley, AZ.
AND: Romney nets endorsements from CA Congressmen Lewis, Calvert and Bilbray.
The Establishment is going to increasingly close ranks around Romney. They did the same for Bob Dole in 1996. Then Pat Buchanan won the New Hampshire primary. Then the Establishment closed ranks more, and Dole fought Pat off. But/and: this is a different time.