“Will they coalesce around one candidate?” It is possible, but not probable,” said the Family Research Council Tony Perkins — the group’s spokesman (who won’t be attending the meeting.)

A source I spoke to confirmed the sentiment, telling me “there’s not going to be a consensus reached.”

The problem, of course, is that the clock is ticking. And if Romney wins New Hampshire and South Carolina (despite the fact that he would only have garnered 37 delegates), it may be a moot point. Romney’s nomination would probably be considered a fait accompli. The money would then probably dry up; donors would likely begin thinking about focusing on helping win congressional seats.