Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, right, turns to shake New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's hand after he endorsed Romney for president in Lebanon, N.H. Romney now seems firmly in command of the 2012 race for the Republican presidential nomination, three months before the voting begins. He is getting the GOP establishment to coalesce behind him. He is turning in strong debate performances. And he is looking strong in early voting states.
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published Wednesday, October 12th, 2011