Rubio scores two congressional endorsements

Sen. Marco Rubio snagged the endorsements of two key GOP congressmen Friday, capping a week filled with GOP endorsements after a strong debate performance last Thursday

Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo and South Dakota Rep. Kristi Noem both announced their support for Rubio Friday, just four days before the Florida senator is set to take the debate stage alongside seven other Republicans in the main event Tuesday in Milwaukee, Wis.

"Marco Rubio represents the kind of next-generation conservative leader that puts our party in the best position to win back the White House next year," Noem said in a statement.

"Marco stands out from his competitors in his ability to articulate a conservative vision for what kind of country we can become in this new American century," Noem said. "I'm proud to endorse Marco Rubio for President and I look forward to helping him win."

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