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Sen. Elizabeth Warren endorses Ben Jealous for Maryland governor

Sen. Elizabeth Warren endorses Ben Jealous for Maryland governor

Senator Elizabeth Warren on Friday formally endorsed Democrat Ben Jealous for Maryland governor — adding her name to a growing list of national Democratic Party leaders who are backing the former NAACP president in his bid to unseat Republican Gov. Larry Hogan.

Warren, of Massachusetts, joins former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Kamala Harris (California), Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vermont) and Sen. Cory Booker (New Jersey) as national political figures endorsing Jealous.

"Ben Jealous is the kind of leader working families need to ensure we build an inclusive economy that works for the people, not special interests," Warren said in a statement. "As a civil rights...

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