The Corner

Romney Woos DeMint, but No Endorsement Imminent

Mitt Romney will huddle with Republican lawmakers today on Capitol Hill, including Senator Jim DeMint (R., S.C.), a tea-party favorite. But according to DeMint’s office, the meeting will be a friendly chat, nothing more. “Senator DeMint has made it very clear he’s not endorsing in the presidential primary, he’s simply been meeting with candidates out of courtesy,” says Wesley Denton, DeMint’s spokesman. “Senator DeMint is focused on electing principled conservatives to the Senate like Don Stenberg, Ted Cruz, Mark Neumann, and Josh Mandel.”

Robert Costa — Robert Costa is National Review's Washington editor and a CNBC political analyst. He manages NR's Capitol Hill bureau and covers the White House, Congress, and national campaigns. ...

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