Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-N.M.) will soon endorse Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaThe mullahs seek to control uncontrolled chaos Poll: Majority of Democrats thinks Obama was better president than Washington Obama urges Americans to get health coverage in new holiday video MORE for president, Mark Halperin is reporting at The Page.

Obama already has the support New Mexico's other top Democrat, Gov. Bill Richardson.

With Bingaman's endorsement, Obama will take the lead over Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump trade deal likely to sow division in Democratic presidential field Trump supporters at Pa. rally 'upset' after Democrats introduce impeachment articles Hillary Clinton documentary to premiere at Sundance MORE in number of Senate endorsements. Both currently have the support of 14 of their Democratic colleagues.

UPDATE: Bingaman issued a statement about