27 Dems who haven't endorsed Clinton or Sanders
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Twenty-seven Democratic lawmakers have yet to endorse either Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonKoch-backed group launches six-figure ad buy against Heitkamp Trump keeps up 'low IQ' attack on Maxine Waters GOP leaders to Trump: Leave Mueller alone MORE or Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersAnti-abortion Dem wins primary fight Lipinski holds slim lead in tough Illinois primary fight Overnight Defense: Senate sides with Trump on military role in Yemen | Dem vets push for new war authorization on Iraq anniversary | General says time isn't 'right' for space corps MORE for president.

Clinton has already tallied 201 endorsements, well above the 99 she received in her failed 2008 bid. Her tally this cycle also dwarfs rival Sanders's five endorsements.

Pressure is building on Democrats to rally behind their party's front-runner after her strong Super Tuesday showing, but 22 House members and five senators are holding back.

That includes two who backed Clinton in her 2008 presidential bid, Rep. Albio Sires (N.J.) and Sen. Bob MenendezRobert (Bob) MenendezPoll: Menendez has 17-point lead over GOP challenger Russian attacks on America require bipartisan response from Congress Justice Dept intends to re-try Menendez in corruption case MORE (N.J.).

Rep. Peter DeFazio (Ore.) backed then-Sen. Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaWater has experienced a decade of bipartisan success Kentucky candidate takes heat for tweeting he'd like to use congressman for target practice What’s genius for Obama is scandal when it comes to Trump MORE (D-Ill.) over then-Sen. Clinton (D-N.Y.) in 2008.

One candidate, freshman Rep. Gwen Graham (Fla.), had the support of Bill and Hillary Clinton in her 2014 House race. Graham, though, faces a tough reelection race this year.

And while Clinton has wracked up strong support from Hispanic and black lawmakers, including the Congressional Hispanic Caucus’s and Congressional Black Caucus's respective PACs, some of their members have yet to announce their support.

Two members of the Hispanic Caucus, Reps. Sires and Norma Torres (Calif.), haven't endorsed yet.

Black Caucus members Reps. Sanford Bishop (Ga.) and Barbara Lee (Calif.) also have not officially endorsed. Lee was a vocal critic of the Iraq War resolution in 2002 and voted against the measure, unlike Clinton, something Sanders has repeatedly criticized her for on the campaign trail.

Included in the list is House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.), who has praised Clinton and is all but certain to back her.


Here's a list of Democratic lawmakers yet to officially back Clinton or Sanders:

Sen. Angus KingAngus Stanley KingLindsey Graham: Trump firing Mueller would 'probably' be impeachable offense Angus King: McCabe firing seemed 'mean-spirited' With bills on the table, Congress must heed the call to fix our national parks MORE (I-Maine) — King caucuses with Democrats in the Senate.

Sen. Bob Menendez (N.J.)* — Menendez supported Clinton in 2008.

Sen. Jeff MerkleyJeffrey (Jeff) Alan MerkleyBill to bolster gun background checks gains enough support to break filibuster Democrats remain skeptical of Trump’s rebuilding plan Dems to face off in Calif. nomination fights MORE (Ore.)* 

Sen. Jon TesterJonathan (Jon) TesterSenate GOP: We will grow our majority in midterms Senate passes bipartisan bill to roll back Dodd-Frank Green Party Senate candidate was previously on state GOP payroll: report MORE (Mont.)* — Tester is the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee chairman.

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenMichael Moore: Russia, Stormy Daniels stories are 'shiny keys to distract us' Fix the flaw in financial self-regulation Power struggle threatens to sink bank legislation MORE (Mass.)*


Rep. Sanford Bishop (Ga.)

Rep. Brendan Boyle (Pa.)*

Rep. Robert Brady (Pa.)*

Rep. Peter DeFazio (Ore.)

Rep. Mike Doyle (Pa.)*

Rep. Sam FarrSamuel (Sam) Sharon FarrMedical marijuana supporters hopeful about government funding bill Marijuana advocates to give away free joints on Capitol Hill DEA decision against reclassifying marijuana ignores public opinion MORE (Calif.)*

Rep. Gwen Graham (Fla.)*

Rep. Marcy Kaptur (Ohio)*

Rep. Ron KindRonald (Ron) James KindTop trade Dems hit Trump on tariffs It's time we start using 'The Investing in Opportunity Act' Americans worried about retirement should look to employee ownership MORE (Wis.)

Rep. Barbara Lee (Calif.)

Rep. Daniel Lipinski (Ill.)

Rep. Alan Lowenthal (Calif.)

Rep. Betty McCollum (Minn.)

Rep. Donald Norcross (N.J.)

Rep. Beto O’Rourke (Texas)

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (Calif.)*

Rep. Collin Peterson (Minn.) — Peterson has said he would vote for Sanders at the convention if he attends.

Rep. Mark PocanMark William PocanDeVos battles lawmakers in contentious hearing Betsy Devos: School safety commission to consist of four Cabinet secretaries, no Democrats Dem who offered McCabe a job: ‘People are just tired of the way the president operates’ MORE (Wis.)

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (Ariz.)

Rep. Albio Sires (N.J.)* — Sires supported Clinton in 2008

Rep. Norma Torres (Calif.)*

Rep. Pete Visclosky (Ind.)

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Fla.) — Wasserman Schultz is the Democratic National Committee chairwoman. She was served as one of Clinton’s national campaign co-chairs during her 2008 presidential run.



*The lawmaker endorsed a candidate after this article was published.

This story was last updated on June 17 at 10:32 a.m.