According to a Hotline count, Romney leads his closest rival, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, by a nearly 3:1 advantage in endorsements from members of Congress, and that edge shows no sign of slowing down following Romney's Wednesday D.C. visit. Perry has been slow to pick up lawmaker support even among his tight-knit home state delegation. Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith, R-Texas, endorsed Romney on Wednesday and introduced the former Massachusetts governor at a meeting that included nearly 60 members of House Republican Conference.
Don't Miss Today's Top Stories
Rick, Executive Director for Policy
Concise coverage of everything I wish I had hours to read about."
Chuck, Graduate Student
The day's action in one quick read."
Stacy, Director of Communications
I find them informative and appreciate the daily news updates and enjoy the humor as well."
Richard, VP of Government Affairs
Chock full of usable information on today's issues. "
Michael, Executive Director