Thad Cochran Endorses Romney

Word from Romneyville is that Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) has endorsed Gov. Mitt Romney, bringing to six the number of John McCain's colleagues who've fallen behind the former Mass. governor.

Here's the statement that Cochran plans to release:

"It is an honor to join Governor Romney and his campaign for our nation's highest office. At this moment our nation faces unprecedented challenges, and Governor Romney has the experience, vision and values needed to strengthen our country for future generations," said Senator Cochran. "Governor Romney is a man of outstanding judgment and strong character. I look forward to working with him and helping