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Hillary Clinton personally delivers big boost to Wasserman Schultz

Source: The Sun-Sentinel

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton declared her enthusiastic support Tuesday for U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, detouring her campaign to personally deliver her seal of approval.

"I'm here today with a very simple message: I can't think of anyone who [more] deserves your support for re-election, starting with the primary on August 30th, than my friend Debbie. And I am committed to doing whatever I can to support her as she returns to the Congress with your support," Clinton told about 50 people at Wasserman Schultz's campaign headquarters in Davie. "Please do everything you can to make sure Debbie has a resounding victory on August 30th."

Clinton's stop at Wasserman Schultz's campaign office came at the end a two-day campaign swing through Florida and three weeks to the day before Wasserman Schultz faces the first-ever primary challenge of her congressional career.

The presidential nominee's involvement in the Broward/Miami-Dade County congressional primary is personal and political.

Read more: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fl-hillary-clinton-wasserman-schultz-20160809-story.html

"Swing-state Democrats ask Bernie for help" -Politico

As Bernie Sanders gears up for next phase of his political revolution, Senate Democratic candidates are clamoring for his support in swing states like Ohio and Pennsylvania where his anti-trade, populist message could give Democrats a key political edge come November.

So far, Sanders has stumped for just one Senate Democratic hopeful: Russ Feingold of Wisconsin, a former colleague in the chamber and a kindred liberal spirit. And its unclear at this point how much energy Sanders a longtime independent who has never exactly been a Democratic Party stalwart is willing to expend on behalf of the party.

And while the two camps are regularly in touch, Sanders and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee are nowhere near far enough in their discussions to map out where Sanders could stump for candidates or what kind of fundraising appeals hell send out.

Still, top Democrats are already eager for Sanders to mix it up in several key down-ballot races.


Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2016/08/senate-bernie-sanders-226524#ixzz4GFRjxSgQ
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