Prominent GOP donor backs Romney after Christie declines run

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Langone's decision could also indicate that another dark-horse Republican candidate isn't seriously considering a run. Langone had supported former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani in 2008; reports last week had Guiliani talking to donors and state officials in New Hampshire as he weighed entering the race.

The Boston Globe reported that Romney raised around $12 million in the quarter that ended last Friday, down from $18 million in the previous quarter and trailing Rick Perry, who brought in over $15 million since entering the race.

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