Romney surrogates downplay Santorum endorsement

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Turner and Sununu painted Santorum as a nice person who had gotten lost in the ways of a broken political system and then fled into consulting.

"Frankly, when he got to Washington, he got very Washingtonian," Sununu said. "He fell in love with earmarks."

Santorum poses the biggest threat to Romney in Michigan, a must-win state for Romney that will vote on Feb. 28. The former Pennsylvania senator defeated Romney in three states already in February, calling into question Romney's argument that he's the most electable candidate in the GOP field.

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