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 WarrenWarren won't meet with Barrett, calling Trump's nomination an 'illegitimate power grab' The Hill's Campaign Report: Trump's tax bombshell | More election drama in Pennsylvania | Trump makes up ground in new polls New Biden campaign ad jabs at Trump's reported 0 income tax payments 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 CornynBig donors fund state parties at record levels Trump, GOP aim to complete reshaping of federal judiciary Fears grow of chaotic election MORE (R-Texas).

Hegar, who narrowly lost to Rep. John CarterJohn Rice CarterDonna Imam wins Democratic runoff to face Rep. John Carter House panel advances bill banning construction on bases with Confederate names Democrats see victory in Trump culture war 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 CastroDisinformation, QAnon efforts targeting Latino voters ramp up ahead of presidential election Pompeo accused of stumping for Trump ahead of election Florida Democrat asks FBI to investigate anti-Semitic, racist disinformation MORE (D-Texas), Lucy McBathLucia (Lucy) Kay McBathThis week: House returns for pre-election sprint House Democrats' campaign arm reserves .6M in ads in competitive districts Black Lives Matter movement to play elevated role at convention MORE (D-Ga.) and Matt CartwrightMatthew (Matt) Alton CartwrightRaces heat up for House leadership posts Trump Jr. seeks to elect 'new blood' to Republican Party Republicans face worsening outlook in battle for House MORE (D-Pa.) and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerDemocrats shoot down talk of expanding Supreme Court Schumer: 'Nothing is off the table' if GOP moves forward with Ginsburg replacement Top Democrats call for DOJ watchdog to probe Barr over possible 2020 election influence 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 RoyRon Paul hospitalized in Texas Pelosi must go — the House is in dire need of new leadership GOP lawmakers want answers from Disney on Mulan, China 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 DavisOvernight Defense: Congress recommends nuclear arms treaty be extended | Dems warn Turkey | Military's eighth COVID death identified Bipartisan congressional task force recommends extending nuclear treaty with Russia The Hill's Campaign Report: Minneapolis protests rock the nation MORE (D-Calif.), who is retiring in 2021. Gomez, who has also won the endorsement of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezDemocrats rip Trump for not condemning white supremacists, Proud Boys at debate Trump Jr on father's taxes: 'People don't understand what goes into a business' Ocasio-Cortez: Trump contributed less in taxes 'than waitresses and undocumented immigrants' MORE (D-N.Y.), will face fellow Democrat and former Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHillary Clinton after debate: 'Everyone better vote' Hillary Clinton: 'Black Lives Matter' is 'very profoundly a theological statement' House in near-unanimous vote affirms peaceful transfer of power 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.