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Mayor Bloomberg endorses Obama, cites climate change

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, portions of his city still underwater, has endorsed President Obama for reelection, citing the 44th president’s initiatives to counter climate change and saying that Mitt Romney has “reversed course” on stands he took as governor of Massachusetts.


Powell standing by Obama in 2012 presidential race

Colin Powell & Barack Obama

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, a longtime Republican, is sticking with President Barack Obama in this year's election. He told CBS' "This Morning" he respects fellow Republican Mitt Romney but thinks he's been vague on many issues.


Jim DeMint endorses Todd Akin, setting up unlikely alliance

Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) endorsed Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin on Wednesday, giving Akin his first potential big-money endorsement and setting up an unlikely coalition. DeMint’s endorsement was announced alongside that of former presidential candidate Rick Santorum by Santorum’s Patriot Voices PAC.


Charlie Crist continues political makeover with Barack Obama endorsement

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, a Republican-turned-independent, continued his political makeover Sunday by endorsing President Barack Obama’s re-election and calling him “the right leader for our times.”


Santorum endorses one-time rival Romney

Rick Santorum Endorses Mitt Romney

Rick Santorum is endorsing his one-time bitter rival Mitt Romney in a late-night e-mail to his supporters. Santorum on Monday urged his supporters to join him in working with the effective Republican nominee to deny President Barack Obama a second term.


Texas Gov. Rick Perry throws his support to Mitt Romney

Texas Gov. Rick Perry tonight has endorsed Mitt Romney for president. Perry threw his support to former House Speaker Newt Gingrich when he dropped out. Now, Gingrich is poised to quit.


Romney gets big endorsement before big speech

Mitt Romney got another expected but key endorsement Wednesday before heading to North Carolina to speak in the city where Democrats will nominate President Barack Obama for a second term later this year. Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, at one time considered a possible strong contender for the Republican presidential nomination, said on Fox News that he was backing the former Massachusetts governor.


George H.W. Bush to formally back Romney

George H.W. Bush Endorses Mitt Romney

Former President George H.W. Bush plans to endorse Mitt Romney at an event Thursday in Houston... Formal backing from the 41st president is another sign that the Republican Party is uniting behind Romney as pressure builds on challengers Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich to leave the race.


The Caucus: Jeb Bush Backs Romney and Urges End to G.O.P. Battle

Mitt Romney received a major boost by getting the endorsement of former Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida.


Eric Cantor, House majority leader, backs Mitt Romney for president

Eric Cantor

Eric Cantor, the second-ranking Republican in the House, threw his support behind Mitt Romney just days before the marquee day of the GOP presidential nominating race -- Super Tuesday.


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