Biden cinches support from third NC House Democrat

Biden cinches support from third NC House Democrat
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Democratic presidential candidate Joe BidenJoe BidenCuomo grilled by brother about running for president: 'No. no' Top Democratic super PACs team up to boost Biden The Hill's Campaign Report: Trump, Biden spar over coronavirus response MORE cinched support from North Carolina’s entire Democratic congressional delegation on Tuesday, with Rep. David PriceDavid Eugene PriceMembers of House GOP leadership self-quarantining after first lawmakers test positive FAA chief: Coronavirus risk 'no higher' on planes Democratic lawmakers rip Carson over cuts to housing budget, policies MORE (D-N.C.) announcing his endorsement for the former vice president. 

“With so much at stake, we need an experienced leader to take the fight straight to Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpCuomo grilled by brother about running for president: 'No. no' Maxine Waters unleashes over Trump COVID-19 response: 'Stop congratulating yourself! You're a failure' Meadows resigns from Congress, heads to White House MORE, win back the White House, and be ready to go on day one. The best person for the job is Joe Biden,” Price said in a statement. 

His support for Biden comes just days ahead of South Carolina’s Saturday primary, and hours before Biden and his opponents take the debate stage in the Palmetto State. 

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Price said he will “gladly support whomever our party nominates,” but that Biden is the best candidate to unite the party and ensure Democrats win the White House, House and Senate in the fall. 

North Carolina Reps. G.K. ButterfieldGeorge (G.K.) Kenneth ButterfieldHouse approves bill banning flavored tobacco products Bill banning menthol in cigarettes divides Democrats, with some seeing racial bias Biden cinches support from third NC House Democrat MORE and Alma AdamsAlma Shealey AdamsOvernight Health Care: Trump triggers emergency powers in coronavirus fight | McConnell sets first stimulus vote for Sunday | Five sticking points for stimulus talks | Treasury delays tax filing deadline | Dems push insurers to cover virus tests House chairman calls on Trump administration to appoint medical supply coordinator Biden cinches support from third NC House Democrat MORE, the only other two Democrats representing the state in the House, had previously endorsed Biden’s campaign. 

Biden has yet to win in any of the first three primary states, but he earned a second place spot behind Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersTop Democratic super PACs team up to boost Biden Poll: Biden leads Sanders by 22 points GE employees urge company to use laid-off workers to make ventilators MORE (I-Vt.) in last week’s Nevada caucuses and is polling ahead of the pack in South Carolina, the first southern state to hold a primary vote.