Va, va, va, voom news coming from New Hampshire!
Mitt Romney has been endorsed by former NH Governor and Senator Judd Gregg, and his wife, Kathy. And, NH State Senator Gary Lambert, a Marine Corps colonel who retired in 2009, is also supporting Romney. Lambert was awarded the Bronze Star in 2005 for his service in Iraq.
● Judd and Kathy Gregg
Boston, MA – Mitt Romney today announced the support of former New Hampshire Governor and Senator Judd Gregg and his wife Kathy.
“I am proud to have earned the support of Senator Judd Gregg and his wife Kathy as I spread my pro-growth message across the Granite State,” said Mitt Romney. “Senator Gregg has long been one of New Hampshire’s most highly respected leaders. He has been a tireless advocate and leading voice in New Hampshire and in Washington for fiscal responsibility and limited government. With their help, I look forward to turning around our economy, and getting Americans back to work.”
Announcing their support, Judd Gregg said, “New Hampshire voters are looking for a candidate who will focus on the economy from day one. Mitt Romney is the only candidate with a record of results in both the private sector and as governor. Whether it was as Governor, during the Olympics, or as a successful businessman, Mitt Romney has shown that he can turn around struggling enterprises. Right now our economy needs a turnaround.”
Background On Judd Gregg:
Judd Gregg Is A Former New Hampshire Senator And Governor. Gregg served as Governor of New Hampshire from 1989 to 1993 and served as a U.S. Senator from 1993 to 2011. Prior to becoming Governor, Gregg was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1981 to 1989. Gregg has been a longtime advocate for the taxpayer and for lower spending, both in New Hampshire and in Washington.
● Gary Lambert
Boston, MA – Mitt Romney today announced the support of New Hampshire State Senator Gary Lambert (R-Nashua). Senator Lambert, a decorated military veteran, will help lead veteran outreach efforts in the Granite State. He joins State Senators Jeb Bradley (R-Wolfeboro), Jack Barnes (R-Raymond), Chuck Morse (R-Salem) and Jim Rausch (R-Derry) in endorsing Governor Romney’s candidacy.
“Gary Lambert has served his country and his state with honor. As a member of the U.S. Marine Corps, he fought to preserve our freedoms. In the State Senate he has been an advocate for New Hampshire’s low tax environment,” said Mitt Romney. “I am proud to have earned his support and look forward to campaigning with him across the Granite State.”
“As a successful businessman and a fiscally responsible governor, Mitt Romney has the experience needed to fix our broken government and turn around our struggling economy. He has laid out bold plans to create jobs, maintain a strong and robust military and to invest in the resources we need to care for our veterans,” said Senator Lambert. “In 2012, Republicans need a strong and experienced leader to defeat President Obama and restore America’s prosperity. That leader is Mitt Romney.”
Background On State Senator Gary Lambert:
Gary Lambert was elected to the New Hampshire State Senate in 2010. He is the first Republican to represent State Senate District 13 in 94 years.
Senator Lambert retired as a Colonel in October 2009 after 30 years in the United States Marine Corps. During Operation Iraqi Freedom he served as the Deputy Staff Judge Advocate for the Multi-national Force at Camp Victory in Baghdad and as the President of the Iraqi Ministries of Justice, Interior and Human Rights’ Detainee Review Board. He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal and the Iraqi Campaign Medal in 2005 for his service.
Senator Lambert has also been an active member in his community, serving on the board of the Greater Nashua Mental Health Center and volunteering his time with the Nashua Chamber of Commerce, the Nashua Rotary and the First Church of Nashua. He is a 1981 graduate of Valparaiso University and a 1984 graduate of Drake University Law School.
► Jayde Wyatt