Reichert endorses Romney for president
The Romney campaign announced Reichert's endorsement on Tuesday. Reichert represents the state's 8th Congressional District, which includes Seattle's eastern suburbs. In a statement, Reichert said he believed Romney, a former Massachusetts governor, had the background and skills to be an effective leader.
Romney has scheduled a Thursday fundraiser in Bellevue. His rivals for the Republican presidential nomination -- Rick Santorum, Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich -- have all visited the state in recent days.
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