A spokesman for Rep. Joe Heck told the Associated Press on Tuesday that the freshman Nevada Republican would support Mitt Romney if he enters the presidential race.
Likely presidential candidate Mitt Romney has reportedly already snagged a Congressional endorsement in Nevada, which is scheduled to be the third primary state behind Iowa and New Hampshire.
A spokesman for Rep. Joe Heck told the Associated Press on Tuesday that the freshman Nevada Republican would support Romney if he enters the presidential race, as he is expected to do.
Romney campaigned for Heck last year in his successful bid to unseat Democratic Rep. Dina Titus.
The Nevada Republican Party announced in December that its caucus would be held Feb. 18, 2012, joining Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina as the only states slated to hold nominating contests that month.
Florida, however, still has a Jan. 31, 2012, primary scheduled.
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.