HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Two more congressmen from Pennsylvania are endorsing Republican Mitt Romney for president over former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum.
Reps. Charles Dent and Bill Shuster said Tuesday that they believe Romney gives Republicans the best chance to beat President Barack Obama in the Nov. 6 election.
Rep. Jim Gerlach also has endorsed Romney, as has Allegheny County party chair Jim Roddey and Pennsylvania’s GOP national committeeman, Bob Asher. Reps. Tom Marino and Lou Barletta have said they are supporting Santorum.
The Pennsylvania primary is April 24, the same day as New York, Rhode Island, Delaware and Connecticut. Gov. Tom Corbett and U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey are among the GOP officials who have remained neutral in the race.