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Thursday, September 20, 2012

Club for Growth Refuses to Endorse Romney

Mitt Romney’s faltering campaign was hit by more bad news on Thursday when one of the most reliably conservative groups on the political stage — The Club For Growth — made it clear it would not endorse him.

“He’s our only choice for the Republicans now, so we’re not going to criticize him,” Club president Chris Chocola said. “We’re going to hope he exceeds our expectations.”

Instead, Chocola told reporters during a breakfast meeting hosted by the Christian Science Monitor, his group will concentrate on helping Republican Senate candidates get elected.

Chocola pointed out that the Club had not endorsed anyone in the GOP presidential primaries, saying it was “not because we didn’t want to, but because there wasn’t a candidate that we thought we could recommend to our members.”

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