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Press Release - 19 Massachusetts Legislators Endorse Clinton

April 20, 2007

The Clinton Campaign today announced the endorsements of 19 leading Massachusetts state legislators, reflecting Hillary's growing Bay State support.

"Hillary Clinton is the only one who can hit the ground running on her first day in the White House," said Assistant Majority Leader Lida Harkins, the highest-ranking woman in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. "Her combination of experience, toughness and vision make her the best candidate to be President."

"We need a leader like Hillary Clinton to bring an end to the war in Iraq and begin the process of repairing America's image around the world," said Senator Marc R. Pacheco, chairman of the Senate's Oversight Committee and the Senate Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change. "I have known Senator Clinton for nearly twenty years and have witnessed, time after time, her deep understanding of the issues that face our country and our communities."

Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern has also endorsed Hillary.

"I am grateful for the overwhelming support I've received in Massachusetts," Clinton said. "These community leaders will be vital to our efforts to renew America's promise."

Below is a full list of Massachusetts officials endorsing Hillary Clinton today.

  • State Senator Edward Augustus
  • State Senator Steven Baddour
  • State Senator Harriette Chandler
  • State Senator Robert Creedon
  • State Senator Susan Fargo
  • State Senator Joan Menard
  • State Senator Richard Moore
  • State Senator Robert O'Leary
  • State Senator Marc Pacheco
  • State Senator Steven Panagiotakos
  • State Senator Pamela Resor
  • State Senator Karen Spilka
  • State Senator Susan Tucker
  • State Rep. Ruth Balser
  • State Rep. Daniel Bosley
  • State Rep. Geraldine Creedon
  • State Rep. Lida Harkins
  • State Rep. Kay Khan
  • State Rep. Pam Richardson

Hillary Clinton, Press Release - 19 Massachusetts Legislators Endorse Clinton Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/292889

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