Saturday, January 28, 2012
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Republican presidential candidate former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks during an event at Aloma Baptist Church, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, in Winter Park, Fla. Romney and Gingrich square off over immigration and other issues as they look to woo Hispanics a day after a feisty, final debate before Tuesdayis Florida primary. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Former presidential hopeful Herman Cain is backing Newt Gingrich's White House bid.
Cain endorsed his fellow Georgian Saturday, just days before Florida's primary, at a GOP fundraiser.
Gingrich was also slated to speak to the group later Saturday night.
Gingrich, a former House speaker, is in a fierce fight for Tuesday's Florida's GOP primary with Mitt Romney.
Cain, a favorite of the tea party and a former pizza executive, left the race before the first nominating contests facing accusations of unwanted sexual advances. He remains popular, however, and would be a late boost for Gingrich.