Riding a Wave, Mitt Romney Welcomes Endorsement From Sen. John McCain

MESA, AZ -  JUNE 4:   U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) (R) is joined by former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney as he speaks during a town hall meeting during a campaign stop at Mesa High School on June 4, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. McCain, who is seeking a fifth term in the Senate, will challenge former congressman and radio personality J.D. Hayworth during the primary. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Riding a Wave, Mitt Romney Welcomes Endorsement From Sen. John McCain

On the day after his narrow victory in the Iowa caucuses, GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney accepted the endorsement of Sen. John McCain, the party's candidate in 2008.

Published January 4, 2012

Mitt Romney is accepting an endorsement from Arizona Sen. John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee.

Romney flew to New Hampshire Wednesday after his narrow Iowa caucus win to begin campaigning for next week's primary in the New England state.

He was joined on stage by McCain. Romney said McCain, a Vietnam veteran, is one of America's heroes and a great friend.

Romney was governor of neighboring Massachusetts and holds a strong lead in polls in New Hampshire. McCain remains popular in the state, having won the primary in 2000 and again in 2008.

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(Photo: Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Written by Kasie Hunt, Associated Press


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