Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden leads Sanders by single digits in South Carolina: pollPro-Trump super PAC hits Biden with new Spanish-language ad in NevadaBiden will go after Bloomberg, Sanders at Las Vegas debate, aides sayMORE gained a prominent endorsement Wednesday from former House impeachment manager Rep. Sylvia GarciaSylvia GarciaTrump set to confront his impeachment foesLive coverage: Senators query impeachment managers, Trump defenseVeronica Escobar to give Spanish-language response to Trump State of the Union addressMORE (D-Texas).
Garcias endorsement marks the sixth from a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to back Biden. The bilingual freshman member of Congress praised the former vice presidents approach to helping working families.
He understands that a quality education, access to affordable health care, and economic opportunities are essential in creating a pathway to the middle-class, she said in a statement. I know as president he will ensure that no one is left behind and thats why Im proud to endorse him for President.
The Texas Democrat cited her own experience as reasoning for her support of Biden.
I know first hand from my experiences growing up poor what a struggling working family looks like and I know the issues that matter to them, she said. My parents always taught me that with hard work, a good education, and faith in God, I could accomplish anything. I wish it were still that way today.
The former vice presidents campaign touts more than 100 endorsements from Latino leaders across the country.
Garcias state Texas will be an important battleground state in the Super Tuesday primaries, home to 228 delegates, more than 15 percent of those available on the big primary day.
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