Iowa lawmaker backs Ron Paul's bid for GOP nominationSubmitted by legalizeliberty on Mon, 05/23/2011 - 16:28
ANKENY, Iowa — Texas congressman Ron Paul has collected his first endorsement from a sitting member of the Iowa Legislature.
At a news conference Monday at his campaign headquarters, Paul got the backing of Des Moines Republican legislator Glen Massie. Massie says he decided to endorse Paul because of the Texan's devotion to the Constitution.
Paul says the endorsement shows his bid for the Republican presidential nomination has more momentum than his earlier efforts.
At the news conference in the Des Moines suburb of Ankeny, campaign staffers also announced they had recruited more than 100 county-level volunteers...