Biden wins endorsement of Sacramento mayor

Biden wins endorsement of Sacramento mayor
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenCast of 'Parks and Rec' reunite for virtual town hall to address Wisconsin voters Biden says Trump should step down over coronavirus response Biden tells CNN town hall that he has benefited from white privilege MORE won the endorsement of Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg (D) Wednesday as he tries to rack up support in the Super Tuesday state of California. 

“Throughout my career, I’ve seen Joe Biden unite people in common cause to deliver real solutions for families struggling with kitchen table issues. From expanding affordable housing to access to quality health care, I know Joe has the experience and know-how to bridge divides and build a brighter future at a crossroads moment for our country,” Steinberg said in a statement circulated by Biden’s White House campaign. 

“Californians rejected Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpHR McMaster says president's policy to withdraw troops from Afghanistan is 'unwise' Cast of 'Parks and Rec' reunite for virtual town hall to address Wisconsin voters Biden says Trump should step down over coronavirus response MORE to the tune of four million votes, and, with Joe, we can finally put an end to his cynical attacks on our state, its people and its progress. I’m proud to endorse Joe for President — he’ll be a leader for all Americans.”


Steinberg had endorsed Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisScott Walker helping to prep Pence for debate against Harris: report California family frustrated that governor, Harris used fire-damaged property for 'photo opportunity' Moderna releases coronavirus vaccine trial plan as enrollment pushes toward 30,000 MORE (D-Calif.) before she dropped out of the 2020 race.

The Sacramento mayor joins Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (D), Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia (D), Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinSenators offer disaster tax relief bill Democrats back away from quick reversal of Trump tax cuts Congress must save the Postal Service from collapse — our economy depends on it MORE (D-Calif.) and several members of California’s House delegation in endorsing Biden.

The Golden State is set to be a key primary battleground, allocating an eye-popping 415 pledged delegates — the most of any state — on its March 3 primary.

Polling shows Biden in a tightly packed top tier in the California primary with Sens. Bernie SandersBernie SandersMcConnell accuses Democrats of sowing division by 'downplaying progress' on election security The Hill's Campaign Report: Arizona shifts towards Biden | Biden prepares for drive-in town hall | New Biden ad targets Latino voters Why Democrats must confront extreme left wing incitement to violence MORE (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenWarren, Schumer introduce plan for next president to cancel ,000 in student debt The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Don't expect a government check anytime soon No new taxes for the ultra rich — fix bad tax policy instead MORE (D-Mass.). The RealClearPolitics polling average in the state shows Biden with 23.5 percent, Sanders with 23.3 percent and Warren at 20.8 percent.