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  1. police unions
    The Inevitable Trump-Police Union AllianceHow a New York City police union’s rare endorsement of Trump explains their shared ideology.
  2. vision 2020
    I Love Hillary Clinton — But She Should Stay Far, Far Away From Biden’s CampaignClinton should have a role in a Biden administration if she wants one. But proximity to his campaign can only hurt him.
  3. vision 2020
    Watch Barack Obama’s Endorsement of Joe Biden“I believe Joe has all the qualities we need in a president right now,” Obama said.
  4. democratic primaries
    Joe Biden’s Critics Among Black Democrats Are Now Lying on His BehalfThe price of influence in the self-styled party of multiracial democracy.
  5. vision 2020
    Most Democrats Think Obama Has Endorsed a Presidential Candidate. He Hasn’t.Biden and Bloomberg have courted the appearance of a close affinity with the 44th president, and have succeeded to a considerable extent.
  6. vision 2020
    Report: Steyer Aide Offered Iowa Politicians Money in Exchange for EndorsementsAn adviser to the billionaire got caught hinting that local candidates endorsing him might come into some campaign contributions.
  7. vision 2020
    Feinstein Endorsement May Mean Biden Is Feeling DesperateThere’s no need for Feinstein to diss her colleagues — notably Kamala Harris — with this step unless Biden really needs it.
  8. endorsements
    Dershowitz ‘Could’ Vote Biden, Would Like to Be Socially Acceptable AgainTrump’s favorite attorney has previously raised concerns about being shunned by liberal elites. Just don’t ask him about that Jeffrey Epstein stuff.
  9. vision 2020
    Biden’s Shock-and-Awe Strategy for 2020 Race Smells Like Jeb’s in 2016Jeb Bush offers an eternal cautionary tale for early front-runners with ideological baggage.
  10. vision 2020
    Labor Unions Aren’t Throwing Their Weight Around in the Democratic PrimariesAfter an unhappy experience in 2016, most unions are reluctant to choose a Democratic candidate early, and are preparing for holy war against Trump.
  11. Trump Starts Endorsing Candidates Shortly Before Polls CloseBetter very late than never, it seems.
  12. Study: Trump’s Endorsement Did Absolutely Nothing for Luther StrangeIn case you were wondering, some post-runoff polling from Alabama confirms that support for Luther Strange stayed flat after Trump backed him.
  13. early and often
    In a First, USA Today Begs Readers Not to Vote for TrumpThe studiously nonpartisan newspaper’s editorial board unanimously believes the Republican candidate is unfit for the office.
  14. Trump Might Make Newspaper Endorsements Matter AgainClinton has racked up a series of endorsements from conservative editorial boards. Research suggests such “surprise endorsements” can have an effect.
  15. Egyptian Strongman Says Trump Would Be ‘Strong Leader’ for America“Political parties in the United States would not allow candidates to reach that level unless they are qualified,” Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told CNN.
  16. Bernie Sanders Confirms That He’s Probably About to Endorse Hillary Clinton“We’re going to come together and not only defeat Trump, but beat him badly,” Sanders told MSNBC Wednesday night, after confirming reports that he could endorse Clinton next Tuesday.
  17. President Obama Is Officially Ready for Hillary“I don’t think there’s ever been someone so qualified to hold this office,” the president says in an endorsement video.
  18. The 5 Most Cringeworthy Celebrity Trump EndorsementsOh, Tila Tequila.
  19. early and often
    Ben Carson to Endorse Donald TrumpPlot twist.
  20. Donald Trump Wins His First Congressional EndorsementsIt begins.
  21. politics
    Report: Mitt Romney to Endorse Marco RubioOr not, according to Rubio himself, and indeed he may be better off without Romney’s help at this point.
  22. early and often
    New York Times Endorses Clinton and KasichThe paper says Bernie Sanders doesn’t measure up to Clinton, and essentially picks Kasich by the process of elimination.
  23. Planned Parenthood Endorses Hillary, Making First Endorsement in Its 100 yearsAs Republicans continue trying to defund it.
  24. midterm madness
    Following Primary Snub, New York Times Endorses CuomoHe’s a “strong governor who has shown he can end legislative inertia when it suits him.”
  25. endorsements
    New York Times Gives World’s Most Lukewarm Endorsement to Ken ThompsonWith friends like these …
  26. the racie for gracie
    The New York Times Endorses Christine Quinn As the Practical ChoiceAnd Joe Lhota, for the Republicans out there.
  27. endorsements
    David Paterson Endorses Scott Stringer, But He Won’t Tell You WhyAwkward.
  28. endorsements
    The Times and the Post Both Endorse Stringer And Stringer will make a “fine” comptroller anyway.
  29. Mayor Bloomberg Offers President Obama His Prized Halfhearted EndorsementHe’s disappointed in Obama’s first term, but he doesn’t much care for the Romney of 2012 either.
  30. election 2012
    A Great-Sounding Obama Interview to Stay PrivateEditor says it was a disservice to voters.
  31. endorsements
    The New Yorker’s Full-Throated Obama Endorsement Also Kind of LukewarmIt’s at once lukewarm and enthusiastic.
  32. endorsements
    Nicki Minaj Reveals She’s Voting Romney in Latest RapOr maybe she’s joking.
  33. endorsements
    Governor Andrew Cuomo Endorses Charlie Rangel Just Days Before PrimaryThe Harlem congressman is trying for a 22nd term.
  34. politics
    Rand Paul Endorses Romney, Says Father Was First PickSorry, Dad.
  35. stuck in the mittle
    Nancy Reagan Endorses Romney, Makes Dangerous Snack ChoiceNancy also served lemonade.
  36. early and awkward
    Bush Endorses Romney As Elevator Doors CloseClassic.
  37. politics
    Santorum Finally Endorses RomneyAfter the pair met for an hour in Pittsburgh.
  38. you’ve got mail
    Iowans Receive Santorum Letter Bashing Romney“It truly frightens me to think what’ll happen if Mitt Romney is the nominee.”
  39. endorsements
    Paul Ryan Endorses Mitt Romney Only four days until Wisconsin!
  40. endorsements
    George H.W. Bush Channels Kenny Rogers in Romney EndorsementIt gets awkward.
  41. endorsements
    Rubio Endorses Romney for GOP NominationRunning mate?
  42. endorsements
    Jeb Bush Joins the ‘Unite Behind Romney’ ChorusOther high-profile endorsements expected soon.
  43. Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Endorses Mitt Romney, Snubs White House InvitationNot going to governors’ dinner tonight.
  44. Herman Cain Rethinks Non-Endorsement, Goes With Newt ‘Bold Ideas’ GingrichUnclear the effect, if any, it will have on Newt’s lagging poll numbers.
  45. Jeb Bush, Former Florida Governor, Will NOT Endorse AnyoneDescribed both Romney, Gingrich as “credible”candidates.
  46. No. 1 American Chuck Norris Endorses Newt GingrichNewt campaign: What cabinet position should Chuck get?
  47. politics
    Huntsman Gets Boston Globe EndorsementThe paper also had some unkind words for Romney.
  48. Romney Scores Des Moines Register, Bob Dole Endorsements in IowaAs he gets his groove back.
  49. suspicious endorsements
    Christine O’Donnell Endorses Mitt RomneyShe’s going to cast a spell against the other candidates.
  50. midterm elections
    The Times Shrugs, Endorses Richard BlumenthalThey call him “charm-free” and say they were “troubled” by his misstatements on Vietnam, but ultimately concede that they have “larger concerns with the Republican, Linda McMahon.”
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