More high-profile lawmakers line up behind Biden’s campaign


(Reuters) – Joe Biden’s presidential bid won endorsements from two prominent members of Congress on Tuesday, support that could help the Democrat in his campaign for the party’s nomination.

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio, who once weighed his own presidential run, and U.S. Representative John Lewis of Georgia, a prominent black civil rights activist, announced their support for the former vice president.

Biden is seeking his party’s nomination to face Republican President Donald Trump in the Nov. 3 election.

While Trump carried both Ohio and Georgia in the 2016 election,…


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