political endorsements

John Kerry endorses Joe Biden for 2020 election

Former Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday endorsed Joe Biden for president in the 2020 race, saying the former vice president has the character and leadership skills to beat President Donald Trump.

Ocasio-Cortez endorses Sanders at ‘Bernie's Back' rally

Sen. Bernie Sanders returned to the campaign trail in New York on Saturday for a rally with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who delivered to him one of the most sought-after endorsements in progressive politics and called for a "mass mobilization" of young, working cla

Teamsters kick off endorsement process

As the Democratic primary candidates aggressively campaign for labor support, the Teamsters on Friday rolled out the details of their newly expanded endorsement process, including recently taped interviews with Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren.

Democratic socialist revolution comes to a crossroads

On the night Donald Trump won the presidency in 2016, the Democratic Socialists of America had about 8,000 dues-paying members. By the time the group opened its 2017 convention the next summer, its ranks had grown threefold.

Group aimed at electing LGBTQ public officials backs Buttigieg

Victory Fund, a political action committee whose sole aim is electing LGBTQ politicians to office, endorsed South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Friday in New York, validating the mayor's rise from small-city mayor who was not out when he was first elected to an upstart presidential candidate to a gay political icon.

Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu endorses Kamala Harris' 2020 bid

Rep. Ted Lieu on Monday announced his endorsement of Democratic presidential contender Kamala Harris, one of the earliest such congressional endorsements of the 2020 primary season, saying his fellow Californian "is the person we need to move America forward."