Romney fundraiser in Baton Rouge

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 - 12:00pm

Mitt Romney made his way to the Capitol City for a fundraiser luncheon at the City Club this afternoon.

Forty people showed up at the for the $50,000 a plate fundraiser.

The campaign raised an estimated $2 million. Romney was introduced at the event by Governor Bobby Jindal.

Romney though did not mention who he plans to pick as his running mate. The focus of much of the luncheon was on education. .

Romney's senior advisor went on the attack against the Obama campaign. He said it's a"bottomless pit, everyday they reach a new low."

Those who attended the event today said they were very impressed by the former Massachusetts Governor.

"Oh he was fabulous, just wonderful. We loved it," said one attendee.
Last month Romney raked in more than $106 million at fundraisers across the country.

This is the former Massachusette's Govenors' second trip to Louisiana.

As for a vice presidential pick, sources say an announcement could come by the end of the week.

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