Oscar de la Renta Endorses Adriano Espaillat

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 06: Designer Oscar de la Renta attends the Oscar de la Renta Pre-Fall 2011 Collection at 583 Park Avenue on December 6, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images) Photo: Slaven Vlasic/2010 Getty Images

Oscar de la Renta released a statement today encouraging Latino and Dominican Democrats to back Adriano Espaillat in his campaign to become the first-ever congressman of Dominican descent. Espaillat said he was “humbled” by the endorsement.