Tag: endorsements

Gavin Newsom and Barack Obama (Saul Loeb / AFP / Getty)

Barack Obama Endorses Gavin Newsom for Governor of California

Former Democratic President Barack Obama endorsed fellow Democrat Gavin Newsom for governor of California on Wednesday and praised him for being “the first to recognize the right to marry who you love” when he briefly legalized gay marriage in 2004, during his time as mayor of San Francisco.

A man walks into the Washington Post's new building March 3, 2016 in Washington, DC. A view of the Washington Post's new building March 3, 2016 in Washington, DC. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington Post: Hillary for President, Benghazi ‘No Scandal at All’

The Washington Post endorsed Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton for president on Thursday. That was predictable. What was less predictable was the incredibly weak, and misleading, case the Post editorial board attempted to make as it argued that she is not the lesser of two evils, but will make an “excellent” president.

Catharine Baker (Flickt / CC / Cropped)

East Bay Times Endorses Republican Catharine Baker

The East Bay Times has endorsed a Republican for State Assembly: namely, attorney Catharine Baker, 45, who is up for reelection for the first time in the Bay Area’s 16th Assembly District — a tough reelection district for any Republican.

Jerry Brown fracking (Jae C. Hong / Associated Press)

Jerry Brown Joins #NeverTrump, Backs Hillary Clinton

California Gov. Jerry Brown announced Tuesday morning that he will be voting for Hillary Clinton in the California primary on June 7 because, in his view, she is the only candidate capable of defeating Donald Trump.

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) April 3, 2016 in Wausau, Wisconsin.

Ted Cruz Working To Skim Trump Delegates In Arizona

Donald Trump is the winner of Arizona’s Republican presidential primary contest, but the Ted Cruz team is campaigning hard in that state — and others — to convince delegates to support him if the Republican National Convention moves beyond a first ballot.

Trump and Romney

The Political Cowardice of the Anti-Trump Republican Elite

Like a gormless gaggle of liberal arts majors, the Republican brass are afraid to leave their “safe space.” Instead, they pick impotently at the probable party nominee in a pretentious fit of post-modernist pique.

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Large Number of AZ Legislators Endorse Kelli Ward Over John McCain

Ward — a recently former state Senator in her own right — counted 17 endorsements from legislators and state leaders in the first major endorsement list of her campaign. That list includes almost a third of State Senators that have chosen to back Ward over the establishment candidate McCain.

Ted Cruz, John Cornyn, Kay Bailey Hutchison

Cornyn Won’t Endorse Cruz in Presidential Primary

Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas) will not be endorsing Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) in the Republican Presidential Primary. As Breitbart Texas reported, Cruz officially became 2016’s first Republican presidential candidate this week with a Tweet posted shortly after midnight Monday morning, followed by an announcement speech delivered at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Jurors in Aaron Hernandez trial visit sites linked to killing

Aaron Hernandez Worried About Endorsements

Testifying during the 10th day of the murder trial against former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, Azia Jenkins, Hernandez’s fiancee’s uncle, said on Wednesday that when he spoke to the tight end the day after the death of Odin Lloyd, Hernandez ignored the murder and coolly said, “My endorsements are gone.”