11/17/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Obama Endorses Bennet For Senate

President Barack Obama endorsed U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet today, throwing the force of the White House into a Democratic primary battle that officially is just over a day old.

"Families in Colorado and across America need (Bennet) in the United States Senate to help us revitalize our economy, improve our public schools, and pass health insurance reform," Obama said in a statement released by the White House.

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