Twice-failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton announced this week her plans to campaign for Democrat Andrew Gillum in Florida; setting the stage for a political re-match between the progressive hopeful and Trump-backed Ron DeSantis.
According to the Tampa Bay Times, the former Secretary of State will hit the campaign trail alongside Gillum within weeks.
“I’m honored to have Secretary Clinton join me in Florida next month,” Gillum said in a statement. “Hillary knows just what’s at stake in this election — affordable healthcare, a brighter future for our children — and that the choice in this election could not be clearer.”
“Gillum’s campaign said Thursday that the former U.S. Secretary of State will join him in South Florida on Oct. 23. His campaign did not release any further details about the location or time of the event,” added the Times.
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BERNIE’S BACK! The Socialist Senator HITS THE CAMPAIGN Trail in Iowa
Vermont Senator and former presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is back in Iowa, campaigning for a former staffer running for Congress in the pivotal state and raising new questions about a possible run for the White House in 2020.
According to the Des Moines Register, the socialist Senator will deliver the keynote speech at an event for Democrat Pete D’Alessandro later this month; marking the third time Sanders has returned to the state since his failed bid for the Oval Office in 2016.
“Bernie knows that we need bold, progressive leaders in Congress if we’re going to change the direction of our country,” said D’Alessandro. “That’s why I’m proudly supporting Medicare for All, a $15/hour living wage, and free college tuition for those who work hard. We can take our country back and continue the movement Bernie started here in 2016.”
While the Senator has remained quiet about another run for the White House, he continues to lead fellow Democrats in recent polling.
The hyper-liberal Congressman still receives high-levels of support from the progressive wing of the Democratic party, many of whom feel the Senator faced an unfair fight against Hillary Clinton during the 2016 primaries.