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 BidenBiden says he will rejoin WHO on his first day in office Tammy Duckworth is the epitome of the American Dream Mexico's president uses US visit to tout ties with Trump MORE cinched support from North Carolina’s entire Democratic congressional delegation on Tuesday, with Rep. David PriceDavid Eugene Price189 House Democrats urge Israel to 'reconsider' annexation Partisan divide on annexation complicates US-Israel relationship National service will give thousands of Americans a chance to recover and rebuild their communities 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 TrumpKimberly Guilfoyle reports being asymptomatic and 'feeling really pretty good' after COVID-19 diagnosis Biden says he will rejoin WHO on his first day in office Lincoln Project offers list of GOP senators who 'protect' Trump in new ad 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 passes police reform bill that faces dead end in Senate Black Caucus rallies behind Meeks for Foreign Affairs gavel House to pass sweeping police reform legislation MORE and Alma AdamsAlma Shealey AdamsHelp reverse devastating health disparities by supporting the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act Democrats press OSHA official on issuing an Emergency Temporary Standard COVID-19 could exacerbate eating disorders rates in children — here's how to combat it 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 SandersTammy Duckworth is the epitome of the American Dream On The Money: Deficit rises to record .7 trillion amid pandemic: CBO | Democrats sidestep budget deal by seeking 0B in emergency spending | House panel advances spending bill with funding boost to IRS Biden-Sanders unity task force calls for Fed, US Postal Service consumer banking 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.