herman cain & newt gingrich*Former presidential candidate Herman Cain endorsed former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, and fellow Georgian, for the Republican nomination for president on Saturday night in West Palm Beach, Fl., according to NBC News.

“I hear by officially and enthusiastically endorse Newt Gingrich for president of the United States,” said Cain, who was at one time a leading candidate in the Republican race. However, his candidacy fell apart amid accusations of unwanted sexual advances.

In the Florida primary, which is Tuesday, Gingrich finds himself in a tough fight with former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney.

It’s not clear if Cain’s endorsement will be enough to help Gingrich win or at least have a respectable showing for future contests in other states.