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The former President Barack Obama on Wednesday endorsed dozens of Democrats in races across the country to bend its political muscle in the midterm elections and swears you to hit the stump for some of them before November.
In particular, the former President is not in favour of a liberal darling Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in your New York house race. The ‘democratic-socialist’, has Vt on the campaign trail with sen Bernie Sanders, I -., but their high-profile after the defeat of the house Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley in the primary school has raised concerns in some corners of the party.
In New York, Obama, two candidates—the house full of hope, Antonio Delgado and Anna chaplain for a state Senate seat.
Among his most prominent endorsements were for Gavin Newsom for Governor of California, Stacey Abrams for Governor of Georgia and Jacky Rosen, the Democrat running against incumbent Republican Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada.
“I am proud to support such a large and impressive selection of Democratic candidates—leaders as diverse, Patriotic, big-hearted, as the America, the race you represent,” Obama said in a statement on Wednesday. “I am confident that this country will be together, we deepen love, by restoring opportunity, which are broadly shared, to repair our alliances and standing in the world and the preservation of our fundamental commitment to justice, fairness, responsibility and the rule of law.”
His list of 81 notes, includes more than a half-dozen former administration and campaign officials.
Obama also weighed in on the home-state race in Illinois, offers recommendations for gubernative candidate J. B. Pritzker (brother of former Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker) and several home-seekers, as well as a candidate for Illinois attorney general Kwame Raoul.
Obama at the beginning of this year, sen Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif approved., who is in a tight Democrats against Democrats, race against Kevin de Leon in November.
According to the Wednesday release, Obama of the entries tweeted, as his office said, another round would come before November.
Today, I am proud to support such a large and impressive selection of Democratic candidates – leaders as diverse, Patriotic, big-hearted, as the America they race to represent: pic.twitter.com/gWzalQhFas
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 1, 2018
The Republicans, though, suggested the endorsements could do more harm than good.
“No one is to blame, how weak, today, the democratic party of President Obama:” a Republican National Committee spokesman Michael Ahrens Fox News said. “It will cost you about 1000 legislative seats, decimated their state, parties, and voters rejected his policies at the ballot box less than two years ago.”
According to Obama’s office, the former President of the endorsements were made, to help in a trial”, current and aspiring democratic leaders establish themselves, build their profiles, and lead their communities.”
His office noted that some of the comments were given “several promising Obama Administration and campaign alumni that the attention of the President grab the call in his farewell speech to” a clipboard and get some signatures, and run for office.'”
Brooke Singman is a political Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter at @Brooke FoxNews.