GOP power broker Cindy Costa

Cindy Costa, a South Carolina Republican activist who says she's motivated largely by her evangelical faith, has endorsed Mitt Romney for president. Here the two attend a 2008 fundraiser. Costa's political career has evolved from a rebel who once backed Pat Robertson for president in 1988 to a GOP establishment insider.

Cindy Costa, a South Carolina Republican activist who says she's motivated largely by her evangelical faith, has endorsed Mitt Romney for president. Here the two attend a 2008 fundraiser. Costa's political career has evolved from a rebel who once backed Pat Robertson for president in 1988 to a GOP establishment insider.