Mississippi lawmaker endorses Santorum

"Rick Santorum understands that freedom means economic prosperity, strong families and communities that provide opportunities for all," Nunnelee said in a statement released by Santorum's campaign. "His personal commitment and record of achievement show that not only does he live these values, but works to make them a reality for all Americans. I think Rick Santorum will make a great President and I look forward to voting for him on Tuesday," he added.

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The endorsement is the fourth one for the former Pennsylvania senator from a sitting legislator on Capitol Hill. Mississippi holds its presidential primary Tuesday.

Santorum has also received the endorsements of Pennsylvania Reps. Lou BarlettaLou BarlettaUnion leaders see no evidence of migration to Donald Trump Trump Jr. huddles with NRA officials, House Republicans Ryan, Trump set for showdown MORE (R), Tom Marino (R), and Glenn Thompson (R).

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