Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (CNN) - Mitt Romney met with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell during a quick swing through the nation's capital Wednesday, a campaign aide confirmed.
The campaign previously characterized Romney's afternoon meetings as "private."
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During his seven-hours in Washington, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee also attended a small fund-raising event and gave a speech at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce outlining his education policy.
McConnell, the Republican leader in the upper chamber, formally endorsed Romney in mid-April.