Rep. Michele Bachmann is set to endorse her former presidential opponent, Mitt Romney, at a Virginia campaign event on Thursday, a Romney aide confirmed to The Daily Caller.

CBS News first reported the news Wednesday evening. The endorsement would be the latest in a series of pledges of support from Romney’s former Republican rivals that at times have seemed half-hearted. Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich bowed out of the race on Wednesday and told supporters that Romney is “conservative enough,” compared with President Barack Obama.

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