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Endorsements Come To Leading Candidates

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John McCain has picked up the endorsement of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell today, according to Roll Call:

Saying his Senate colleague has wrapped up the Republican Party's presidential nomination, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) on Thursday threw his support to Sen. John McCain (Ariz.) as the GOP's nominee to be the next president.

Barack Obama has received the endorsement of Iowa Governor Chet Culver, according to the Associated Press:

Iowa Governor Chet Culver will endorse Barack Obama's bid for the Democratic presidential nomination during a rally tonight in Omaha, Nebraska.

Culver says Obama has been fighting for ordinary people for many years, and will continue to fight for them as president. The governor says he will make his announcement in Omaha, where Obama has scheduled a rally just days before Nebraska's Democratic caucuses on Saturday.

And Hillary Clinton has announced the endorsement of Arkansas Senator Blanche Lincoln:

The Clinton campaign today announced that U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas has endorsed Hillary Clinton for President. The announcement comes just two days after Hillary's strong showing on Super Tuesday, when she won the popular vote and won states from Massachusetts to California. Hillary had a particularly strong showing in Arkansas, winning the state by a 40-point margin.