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Clinton endorsed from SC Rep. Clyburn

Clinton endorsed from SC Rep. Clyburn

Clyburn did not endorse a candidate in 2008, causing a rift with Clinton, but told reporters last weekend that he was mulling endorsing either Clinton or Vermont Sen.

U.S. Representative James Clyburn of SC backed Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination on Friday, giving her campaign a vital boost from the state's most influential black politician ahead of next week's primary. Democratic voters are set to caucus on Saturday in Nevada, where a sizable number of the party's caucusgoers are African-American.

Since then and recently, Clyburn has said there are no hard feelings between him and the Clintons.

Clinton has also picked up the endorsement of the Congressional Black Caucus PAC. Barack Obama, though he was critical of what he deemed racially charged language from Bill Clinton about his wife's opponent.

"Mrs Clinton has demonstrated her leadership skills". But despite Sanders chipping away at her lead, the former secretary of state continues to dominate in the polls, her support bolstered by African Americans. Bernie Sanders, describing them both as "pleasant" and "enjoyable".

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"My heart has been with Hillary Clinton since day one", Clyburn said at the announcement at Allen University, a historically black college in Columbia.

"If you bastards want a fight, you damn well will get one", Clinton reportedly yelled.

Clyburn, the third-ranking House Democrat, originally said he would remain neutral in the race.

Clyburn wrote that he reminded the former president he was neutral, but the former president still "accused me of causing her defeat and injecting race into the contest".


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