Biden wins endorsement of Sacramento mayor

Biden wins endorsement of Sacramento mayor
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBloomberg campaign: Primary is two-way race with Sanders HuffPost reporter: Sanders could win plurality of delegates but lose nomination Meghan McCain to Joy Behar: 'You guys have done a piss-poor job of convincing me that I should vote for a Democrat' 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 TrumpCensus Bureau spends millions on ad campaign to mitigate fears on excluded citizenship question Bloomberg campaign: Primary is two-way race with Sanders Democratic senator meets with Iranian foreign minister 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.”

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Steinberg had endorsed Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisHow the media fall in and out of love with candidates Conway: Trump is 'toying with everybody' by attacking Bloomberg for stop-and-frisk comments The Hill's Campaign Report: New challenges for 2020 Dems in Nevada, South Carolina 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 FeinsteinHouse passes bipartisan bill to create women's history museum Democrats bullish on bill to create women's history museum: 'It's an election year' What the impeachment vote looked like from inside the chamber 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 SandersBloomberg campaign: Primary is two-way race with Sanders Warren: Bloomberg making debate will show how other candidates handle 'an egomaniac billionaire' HuffPost reporter: Sanders could win plurality of delegates but lose nomination MORE (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenWarren: Bloomberg making debate will show how other candidates handle 'an egomaniac billionaire' Klobuchar campaign gets first super PAC HuffPost reporter: Sanders could win plurality of delegates but lose nomination 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.