Florida: Herman Cain Endorses George LeMieux for Senate

Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain endorsed former Sen. George LeMieux in the Florida Senate race. (Christina Bellantoni/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

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Former GOP presidential contender Herman Cain endorsed former Sen. George LeMieux (R) Friday night in his bid to return to the Senate.

“This is the type of person that we need in Washington, D.C.," Cain said at a county Lincoln Day dinner. "People who are not afraid to challenge the establishment; people who are there to represent the people and not represent politics; people who understand that it’s time that we stop shuffling the chairs on the deck of the Titanic and start solving stuff."

LeMieux faces an uphill battle in his bid for the GOP nomination against frontrunner Rep. Connie Mack IV.

Watch Cain in his endorsement here: