DCCC chairman endorses Clinton

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBiden slams Trump over golf gif hitting Clinton Overnight Cybersecurity: Equifax hit by earlier hack | What to know about Kaspersky controversy | Officials review EU-US privacy pact Overnight Tech: Equifax hit by earlier undisclosed hack | Facebook takes heat over Russian ads | Alt-right Twitter rival may lose domain MORE has been endorsed by Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC). 

“As President of the United States, Hillary Clinton’s first priority will be the hardworking people in New Mexico and across the country, as she fights to keep us safe, expand opportunities for every child, and ensure that when the American people get ahead, they can stay ahead,” Luján said in a statement Friday.

“Secretary Clinton is the best choice for President by far, and I am honored to endorse her. Hillary has strength, compassion and a sense of responsibility to care for others that is second to none,” he added.

“She has what it takes to connect with a diverse group of voters across the country and will fight to motivate and unite people behind her, which will benefit all Democrats come November.”

According to The Hill’s endorsement tracker, Clinton now has 197 Senate and House endorsements. Rival Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersOvernight Defense: Senate passes 0B defense bill | 3,000 US troops heading to Afghanistan | Two more Navy officials fired over ship collisions Senate passes 0B defense bill Dems fear lasting damage from Clinton-Sanders fight MORE has three.