Romney backs Idaho congressman facing tea party challenge

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Nov 18, 2013 1:24 PM
Mitt Romney is getting into the endorsements game, backing Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) over a primary challenger with the backing of the conservative Club for Growth. Simpson's campaign announced the backing of Romney on Monday. Romney also sent a fundraising e-mail on Simpson's behalf alluding to groups like the Club targeting the incumbent.