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Tue Apr 7, 2020, 06:22 AM

 

Biden nabs endorsement of prominent black lawmaker John Lewis

Source: Reuters

POLITICS APRIL 7, 2020 / 5:37 AM / UPDATED AN HOUR AGO

Biden nabs endorsement of prominent black lawmaker John Lewis

Trevor Hunnicutt
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(Reuters) - U.S. Representative John Lewis of Georgia endorsed Joe Biden’s presidential campaign on Tuesday, giving the Democrat’s bid further support among the party’s black leadership.

“Joe Biden has no delusion about this nation’s past, but he knows who we can be at our best,” Lewis said in a campaign video announcing his support.

Lewis is known for his activism in the 1960s in support of civil rights for black Americans.

Biden is seeking his party’s nomination to face President Donald Trump in the Nov. 3 election.

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Read more: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-biden-endorsement/biden-nabs-endorsement-of-prominent-black-lawmaker-john-lewis-idUSKBN21P16W
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Eugene Apr 2020 OP
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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Tue Apr 7, 2020, 06:24 AM

1. "Prominent black lawmaker"

 

Undersells Lewis just a bit.


How about “civil rights icon” ?
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Response to Loki Liesmith (Reply #1)

Tue Apr 7, 2020, 06:26 AM

2. CNN: Civil rights icon John Lewis endorses Joe Biden

 

https://edition.cnn.com/2020/04/07/politics/john-lewis-endorses-joe-biden/index.html
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Response to Eugene (Reply #2)

Tue Apr 7, 2020, 06:42 AM

3. There ya Go! Thanks, Eugene.. Mahalo,

 

Rep John Lewis!
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Response to Loki Liesmith (Reply #1)

Tue Apr 7, 2020, 08:56 AM

9. JOHN Lewis is a national treasure

 


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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Tue Apr 7, 2020, 06:45 AM

4. This is big! Really big! What an honor for Biden!

 

I suspect that even as I write this, in some dark, seedy, and racist corners of the internet... there are hotheaded revolutionary malcontents who are booing him. Sad that there is so much hate and bigotry in the world. It's very distressing.
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Tue Apr 7, 2020, 06:53 AM

6. :) Well, that's a surprise. Advanced pancreatic cancer is

 

a grim business, though. Rep. Lewis says he'll campaign aggressively to elect his friend Joe Biden, "travel around America to support him." I hope the traveling is from the comfort of this big man's own home, but we know he'll do what he decides he needs to. There's nothing more important.

NYT: “I know what it is to campaign hard and to work hard,” Mr. Lewis said, acknowledging that he faced some “problems now, but they will not be with me forever.” “And I will be out there working and campaigning for Joe Biden as president of the United States of America.” ...

“If we fail to vote, we don’t count,” he said. But he also expressed concern about voting against the backdrop of a pandemic, in a nation that has struggled with voter suppression, saying that he worried about whether the country would have a “free” election.

“I just hope that, in spite of whatever is going on now, that people will not be afraid to come out and vote,” he said. “We have to vote.”

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Tue Apr 7, 2020, 06:59 AM

7. This Asian woman

 

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Tue Apr 7, 2020, 08:09 AM

8. This is a major endorsement-John Lewis is a national treasure

 


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