Florida's largest newspaper endorses Clinton
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While the newspaper's editors described Clinton as "an imperfect candidate with political baggage that would sink most other politicians" — mentioning her "terrible judgement" of using a private email server as secretary of State — they concluded her "record as a pragmatic progressive should be beyond question, and so should her resilience."
 
The Times blasted the Vermont senator's proposals for a single-payer healthcare system and free college tuition as "expensive fantasies," ripping his "lack of a coherent foreign policy and tendency toward isolationism."
 
Editors of the newspaper, which has also endorsed former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush in the GOP race ahead of its primary, cast Clinton as better prepared than Sanders on terrorism, domestic security and global diplomacy, while praising her grasp of domestic policy on issues like healthcare.
 
Florida, a key battleground state, holds its primary March 15 in what has become a tougher-than-anticipated race on the Democratic side.
 
Clinton also picked up the endorsement of the Dallas Morning News on Friday. Texas holds its primary March 1.