Tag: Endorsements

Female Lawmakers Rally Around Clinton’s White House Bid

Cristina Marcos, The Hill – February 16, 2016

Female lawmakers on Capitol Hill are rallying around one of their own in Hillary Clinton’s campaign for president. Part of it is a result of Clinton’s deep backing from the Democratic establishment in Congress, which includes male lawmakers. A total of 192 out of 188 House and 46 Senate Democrats have endorsed Clinton, compared to two House Democrats for her rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).  But for many women in Congress, supporting Clinton is also personal.

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Bernie Sanders Releases Riveting Ad Featuring Daughter of Police Chokehold Victim Eric Garner

Adam Edelman, New York Daily News – February 12, 2016

Bernie Sanders has released a dramatic new ad featuring an impassioned plea by Erica Garner, the daughter of police chokehold victim Eric Garner, for Americans to vote for the surging progressive presidential candidate.

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Hillary Brings Her ‘Sisters’ on the New Hampshire Trail

Jay Newton-Small, TIME – February 5, 2016

Hillary Clinton spent the day campaigning with three of her former Senate colleagues: Minnesota’s Amy Klobuchar, Michigan’s Debbie Stabenow and Jeanne Shaheen from New Hampshire—or the “sisterhood of the traveling pantsuits,” as Klobuchar called them.

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Elizabeth Warren Looms Large In 2016 Presidential Race

Amanda Terkel, Huffington Post – February 5, 2016

Betsy Burtis, 52, is one of the most sought-after people in the country this week: She’s an undecided voter in New Hampshire. “I think Bernie speaks to my heart, and Hillary speaks to my head,” the Derry resident told The Huffington Post Wednesday after a CNN town hall forum featuring Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton.

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Female Senators Urge Warren: Back Hillary Clinton

Alexander Bolten and Amie Parnes, The Hill – February 4, 2016

Female Democratic senators are privately urging Sen. Elizabeth Warren to formally endorse Hillary Clinton for president. The lobbying campaign comes as the Democratic race between Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is heating up going into the New Hampshire primary next week.

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Clinton Gains Support From 170 African American Women Leaders

Michael Cottman, NBC News – February 3, 2016

Hillary Clinton, looking ahead to the South Carolina primary, is strategically mobilizing black voters during a critical stretch in the 2016 presidential campaign. The Clinton campaign announced Wednesday that more than 170 prominent African American women leaders have endorsed the former Secretary of State in her bid to become the nation’s first female president.

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Equal Pay Litigant Lilly Ledbetter Endorses Clinton

Anne Gearan, The Washington Post – January 29, 2016

Hillary Clinton won the endorsement Friday of the woman behind federal legislation making it easier for women to challenge their employers over unequal pay. Lilly Ledbetter, namesake of the first law President Obama signed in 2009, said Clinton is a “fierce and uncompromising champion for women, for basic fairness, and for opportunity for everyone.”

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Clinton Taps Lovato to Court Young Female Voters

Eric Bradner and Dan Merica, CNN – January 22, 2016

Hillary Clinton turned to a new celebrity surrogate — singer Demi Lovato — on Thursday night in an effort to win over young women in Iowa, a state where Bernie Sanders’ strength depends largely on his ability to turn out the youth vote.

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The Trump Supporter Who Matters More to Iowa Conservatives than Palin

Jon Ward, Yahoo! Politics – January 20, 2016

For older conservative caucus-goers, it was Schlafly’s glowing praise for Trump that signaled to those who have followed her over the last few decades that “maybe it’s safe for them to go ahead and support Trump.”

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