Gov. Newsom’s wife backs Elizabeth Warren


Democratic presidential candidate, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks at a Get Out the Vote Rally at South Carolina State University ahead of South Carolina’s primary on February 26, 2020 in Orangeburg, South Carolina. South Carolinians go to the polls on Saturday for what will be a crucial test of African American support for the democratic candidates for president. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom hasn’t endorsed any of the remaining Democratic presidential candidates but now his wife has.

Jennifer Siebel Newsom announced Friday she’s backing Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren in Tuesday’s California primary. Siebel Newsom says Warren will be a champion for women.

Gavin Newsom has stayed out of the race since his preferred candidate, California Sen. Kamala Harris, dropped out in December.

California’s primary offers the most delegates of any state in the Democratic nominating contest. Polls show Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is the favorite. 

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