Huntsmans Were Big Romney Supporters

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Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (C) speaks during his primary night rally along side son's Tagg (L) and Craig Romney (2nd L), wife Ann Romney (2nd R), and son Ben Romney (R), following the "first in the nation" primary at Southern New Hampshire University January 10, 2012 in Manchester, New Hampshire. According to early results, Romney finished first in the state's primary election. Romney has led a field of six GOP candidates in the polls by double digits going into to the primary, a second important test for presidential hopefuls.

Before Jon Huntsman entered the presidential race, his family members were big Mitt Romney supporters. Campaign-finance records reveal that Huntsman's father has donated more than $135,300 to the Romney cause, the most of any family member. Jon's brother David has donated $17,700, while his mother, Karen, gave $1,000 to Romney's Senate campaign and $2,300 to Romney for President. Other siblings Mark, Michelle, and Paul have also written significantly large checks hoping to help elect Jon's current rival.