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Michigan Gov. Whitmer Endorses Biden Days Before Primary

Mar 5, 2020
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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is backing Joe Biden for president days before the state's Democratic primary.

Whitmer's endorsement gives the former vice president another boost after his Super Tuesday success. Whitmer had not planned to endorse a candidate but told The Associated Press on Thursday that Biden “showed up for the people of Michigan" when they needed him.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has formally announced his endorsement of Joe Biden for the White House.

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg is picking up his first endorsement among South Carolina’s black lawmakers as attention in the early voting contest turns toward more diverse states.

Buttigieg‘s campaign announced Wednesday that the former South Bend, Indiana, mayor would be receiving backing from state Rep. JA Moore, a Democrat from Charleston.

Moore is a first-term lawmaker who initially backed California Sen. Kamala Harris last year, frequently appearing on cable networks to advocate for her candidacy.

Buttigieg Gains Backing From Indianapolis Mayor

Feb 6, 2020
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Pete Buttigieg's presidential bid has gained the backing of Indiana's other highest-profile Democrat as Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett joined in filing the paperwork to place the former South Bend mayor's name on the state's May primary ballot.

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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has won the endorsement of one of the nation's largest LGBTQ membership organizations. Equality California and its Nevada partner organization have more than 900,000 members.

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The black mayor of Iowa's most racially diverse city is endorsing Pete Buttigieg for president.

The endorsement by Waterloo Mayor Quentin Hart gives the former South Bend, Indiana, mayor a boost as he struggles to attract voters of color.

Hart told The Associated Press he was supporting Buttigieg in part for what he called the Democrat's effort to address racial economic disparity in South Bend.

Buttigieg Nets First Black Congressional Backer

Jan 9, 2020
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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has netted an endorsement from Rep. Anthony Brown of Maryland, the first black member of Congress to throw his support to the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana.

The endorsement is significant for Buttigieg, who has been criticized within the party for his scant support among African Americans. 

Actor Kevin Costner Returns To Iowa To Support Buttigieg

Dec 23, 2019
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“Field of Dreams” actor Kevin Costner returned to Iowa to go to bat for Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg.

Costner is pitching the small-town mayor as someone worth listening to in the crowded lineup of White House hopefuls, saying Buttigieg speaks of the kind of unity that Costner has been waiting and hoping to hear about.

More than 1,000 people packed the high school gymnasium of Indianola, a town of about 16,000 people located south of Des Moines, to see Costner on Sunday.

Actor Kevin Costner Returns To Iowa To Support Buttigieg

Dec 23, 2019

“Field of Dreams” actor Kevin Costner returned to Iowa to go to bat for Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg.

Costner is pitching the small-town mayor as someone worth listening to in the crowded lineup of White House hopefuls, saying Buttigieg speaks of the kind of unity that Costner has been waiting and hoping to hear about.

Biden Snares SB Councilman Oliver Davis' Endorsement

Nov 22, 2019
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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has sent a message to Pete Buttigieg with three endorsements from black Indiana leaders, including one from the South Bend mayor's hometown.