Warren announces slate of endorsements including Wendy Davis and Cornyn challenger Hegar

Warren announces slate of endorsements including Wendy Davis and Cornyn challenger Hegar
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Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenThe Memo: Trump ratchets up Twitter turmoil Hillicon Valley: Twitter flags Trump tweet for 'glorifying violence' | Cruz calls for criminal investigation into Twitter over alleged sanctions violations | Senators urge FTC to investigate TikTok child privacy issues Warren condemns 'horrific' Trump tweet on Minneapolis protests, other senators chime in MORE (D-Mass.) on Tuesday announced a series of House, Senate and state legislature endorsements for 2020, including Air Force veteran MJ Hegar, who is challenging Sen. John CornynJohn CornynGOP senators urge Trump not to restrict guest worker visas Castro, Warren, Harris to speak at Texas Democratic virtual convention Democratic unity starts to crack in coronavirus liability reform fight MORE (R-Texas).

Hegar, who narrowly lost to Rep. John CarterJohn Rice CarterLawmakers call on VA to remove swastikas from headstones in veterans cemeteries Warren announces slate of endorsements including Wendy Davis and Cornyn challenger Hegar Liberal group endorses Royce West for Texas Senate MORE (R-Texas) in 2018, will face state Sen. Royce West (D) in a runoff election on July 14.

“At a time when working families are being squeezed to their breaking point, we need fighters in the Senate like @MJHegar who embody strength, courage, and an unwavering commitment to putting people first,” Warren tweeted Tuesday. “I'm proud to endorse her in the fight to deliver real results for Texas.”

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Warren also endorsed several House incumbents, including Reps. Joaquin CastroJoaquin CastroCHC says George Floyd death shows 'tiny fraction' of what people of color confront in their daily lives Julián Castro launches PAC to support progressive candidates Minority lawmakers gain unprecedented clout amid pandemic MORE (D-Texas), Lucy McBathLucia (Lucy) Kay McBathJulián Castro launches PAC to support progressive candidates Gun control group rolls out House endorsements The Hill's Campaign Report: Biden leads Trump by 6 points in new poll MORE (D-Ga.) and Matt CartwrightMatthew (Matt) Alton CartwrightThe Hill's Campaign Report: Buzz builds around Warren for VP Gun control group rolls out House endorsements House Democrats make initial ad buys in battleground states MORE (D-Pa.) and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerHouse Democrats unveil measure to condemn police brutality House Democrats call on DOJ to investigate recent killings of unarmed black people  Gun control group rolls out House endorsements MORE (D-N.Y.), as well as House candidates, including former Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D), who is challenging Rep. Chip RoyCharles (Chip) Eugene RoyHouse passes bill to grant flexibility for small business aid program The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Major space launch today; Trump feuds with Twitter House Republicans to file lawsuit to halt proxy voting MORE (R-Texas).

“From her famous filibuster on the Texas Senate floor for women's reproductive freedoms to working on the expansion of funding for public education, @WendyDavis has been fighting for working families for years—and I know she'll do the same in Congress,” Warren tweeted.

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The Massachusetts senator also backed Georgette Gomez, who is running to succeed Rep. Susan DavisSusan Carol DavisThe Hill's Campaign Report: Minneapolis protests rock the nation Gloves come off as Democrats fight for House seat in California Warren announces slate of endorsements including Wendy Davis and Cornyn challenger Hegar MORE (D-Calif.), who is retiring in 2021. Gomez, who has also won the endorsement of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOcasio-Cortez rips de Blasio after police cruiser drives into crowd of protestors NYPD police cruisers lurch through group of demonstrators protesting Floyd's death States respond with force amid another night of protests MORE (D-N.Y.), will face fellow Democrat and former Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump campaign launches Asian Pacific Americans coalition Van Jones: A 'white, liberal Hillary Clinton supporter' can pose a greater threat to black Americans than the KKK Taylor Swift slams Trump tweet: 'You have the nerve to feign moral superiority before threatening violence?' MORE aide Sara Jacobs in November under the state’s “jungle primary” system.

“As we meet this moment of crisis, @SDGeorgette's proven track record of fighting climate change and expanding affordable housing will be indispensable in Congress,” Warren tweeted.