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Cindy McCain Delivers 'Stunning Rebuke' to Trump

John McCain's widow endorses Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden

(Newser) - The widow of the 2008 Republican nominee for president is endorsing the 2020 Democratic nominee. Per Axios , Cindy McCain officially announced her intentions via Twitter on Tuesday night, noting late husband John McCain's code of "country first" and adding , "We are Republicans, yes, but Americans foremost. There'...

Tweet From Hillary Clinton Foreshadows Announcement
Hillary Clinton Makes
Her Endorsement
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Hillary Clinton Makes Her Endorsement

'Think of what it would mean if we had a real president'

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton has made her endorsement for the 2020 election—and, unsurprisingly, she's not getting on board the Trump train. The 2016 Democratic nominee endorsed Joe Biden at a virtual "Women's Town Hall" event discussing the coronavirus crisis Tuesday, CBS reports. "Just think of what a...

Gore Endorses Biden Against 'Face of Climate Denial'

'This is not rocket science,' he says

(Newser) - Democratic former vice presidents including Hubert Humphrey, Walter Mondale, and Al Gore haven't had much success running for president—but Gore hopes Joe Biden will be able to break the streak. Gore tweeted his endorsement of Biden ahead of an Earth Day event Wednesday, the New York Times reports....

Joe Biden About to Get Biggest Endorsement of All
Biden Receives Biggest
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Biden Receives Biggest Endorsement Yet

Obama backs him for president

(Newser) - On Monday, Joe Biden picked up the endorsement of Bernie Sanders . On Tuesday, an even bigger one came his way. Barack Obama formally backed Biden's 2020 bid in a video . "These aren't normal times," said Obama in the opening of his 12-minute message. The coronavirus pandemic...

Nation's Largest Union Makes Its Endorsement

NEA waits til late in the game, goes for Biden as 4 big states get ready to vote

(Newser) - The nation’s largest labor union has lined up behind Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, with the National Education Association on Saturday endorsing the former vice president for the Democratic nomination over his last remaining primary rival Bernie Sanders. The NEA’s board of directors chose Biden following a recommendation...

Trump Has One More Insult for Jeff Sessions

President endorses Tommy Tuberville, Sessions' Alabama opponent for US Senate seat

(Newser) - President Trump has said one of his biggest mistakes was appointing Jeff Sessions as his attorney general, but the latter seemed determined to get back into the commander in chief's good graces, recently declaring himself Trump's "strongest advocate" as he gets ready to make a new run...

Yang Endorses Biden After Michigan Win

'We need to bring the party together,' he says

(Newser) - After biding his time, Andrew Yang has decided it's Biden time. The tech entrepreneur, who dropped out of the Democratic race after a disappointing result in New Hampshire last month, endorsed Joe Biden in a CNN appearance Tuesday night. He said Sanders was an inspiration for him, but "...

Influential Progressive Group Updates Its Endorsement

Group had controversially endorsed Elizabeth Warren originally

(Newser) - An influential progressive group has urged its supporters to vote for Bernie Sanders now that Elizabeth Warren is out of the race . The Working Families Party—which endorsed Sanders in 2016 but surprised some supporters this time around by backing Warren—threw its support behind Sanders on Monday, saying Biden'...

Cory Booker Makes His Endorsement
Cory Booker
Makes His
Endorsement



Cory Booker Makes His Endorsement

Joe Biden picks up another nod ahead of 6 more primaries

(Newser) - A day after Kamala Harris got on the train to Joe Bidentown , another onetime rival announced that he's backing the former vice president's bid for the Oval Office: Cory Booker has become the latest high-profile Democrat to endorse Biden, reports NJ.com . "The answer to hatred &...

Kamala Harris Makes Her Endorsement
Kamala Harris
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Candidate

Kamala Harris Picks Her Candidate

'I believe in Joe'

(Newser) - Kamala Harris took her time in announcing her pick for the Democratic presidential nominee, and the former rival she wants to see in the White House is Joe Biden, reports the Hill . "I believe in Joe," she said in a statement. “You can see in his eyes...

Jane Fonda's Pick for President: the 'Climate Candidate'

Actress throws her weight behind Bernie Sanders

(Newser) - Jane Fonda has been making headlines in recent months for her Fire Drill Fridays protests against climate change, where she's often accompanied by other celebrity activists. But on Friday, during her latest demonstration in California, she made the news for another reason: her endorsement of Bernie Sanders. "We...

Report: Obama Told Biden He's Holding Off on Endorsements

Former president wants to be a 'unifier,' source says

(Newser) - The Democratic field is narrowing —but Barack Obama is in no rush to endorse a candidate. CNN , citing sources "close to Obama," report that the former president called Joe Biden, his former vice president, to congratulate him on his big win in the South Carolina primary , but...

Biden Gets the Endorsement He Needed Ahead of Saturday

Rep. Jim Clyburn backs the VP for president

(Newser) - South Carolina has been described as a "must-win" state for Joe Biden , and he just got a major boost in his quest to take the state's primary on Saturday. Rep. Jim Clyburn, the House majority whip and a longtime Biden ally, has endorsed the former vice president. Clyburn...

Marianne Williamson Makes Her Endorsement

'It's time for us to take a stand with Bernie'

(Newser) - "Love will prevail," Marianne Williamson said when she dropped out of the Democratic race on Jan. 10. On Sunday, she said Bernie Sanders will also prevail. Williamson endorsed Sanders for president during a surprise appearance at his rally in Austin on Sunday, CNN reports. Williamson—who endorsed Sanders...

Bernie Gets New Boost From Ex-Rival
Bernie Gets
New Boost
From Ex-Rival

Bernie Gets New Boost From Ex-Rival

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio endorses Vermont senator for president

(Newser) - Bernie Sanders just got a high-profile endorsement from one of his former rivals for the Oval Office. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who dropped out of the presidential race himself in September, gave the Vermont senator the thumbs-up on Friday, which the New York Times notes is the...

New York Times Endorses 2 Democrats for President

'May the best woman win'

(Newser) - Instead of picking a side in the Democratic Party's centrists versus progressives debate, the New York Times editorial board has chosen to endorse two candidates. "May the best woman win," they write, giving the nod to Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren. On the progressive side, they...

Julian Castro, Now a VP Contender, Makes 2020 Pick

He endorses Elizabeth Warren

(Newser) - Just days after he dropped out of the 2020 race himself, Julian Castro is out with his endorsement: He wants Elizabeth Warren to be the next president. "There's one candidate I see who's unafraid to fight like hell to make sure America's promise will be there...

Obama Gives Trudeau Unprecedented Endorsement

The 'world needs his progressive leadership now'

(Newser) - Barack Obama is urging Canadians to re-elect Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, an apparently unprecedented endorsement of a candidate in a Canadian election by a former American president. Obama tweeted Wednesday that he was proud to work with Trudeau and described him as a hard-working, effective leader who takes on big...

Trump's Predawn Tweetstorm Spurred by Biden Endorsement

'I've done more for Firefighters than this dues sucking union will ever do'

(Newser) - At least one poll has Joe Biden as the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination, and he's starting to acquire some endorsements. One in particular appears to have riled President Trump, who fired off a predawn tweetstorm Monday addressing it. The International Association of Fire Fighters gave Biden its nod...

Miami Herald &#39;s Endorsement, in Just 5 Words


Miami Herald's
Endorsement,
in Just 5 Words
ELECTION 2016

Miami Herald's Endorsement, in Just 5 Words

Short and sweet

(Newser) - Herald for the endorsement win. In just five words, the Miami newspaper offered its take on how Election 2016 should play out, with smiling headshots of both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, followed by the words: "Her. Not Him. Enough Said." It's hard to beat that...

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