Rep. Horsford backs Biden before caucuses

LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford, the only black member of Nevada’s congressional delegation, is endorsing Joe Biden for president on the eve of early voting in the state’s caucuses. The Democrat said in a statement shared with The Associated Press on Friday that the former vice president “is ready to do the job of president on day one” and said “Joe knows Nevada.” Horsford, who previously ran a job training program associated with the politically powerful Culinary Union, said Biden has worked side by side with labor. He also cited Biden’s work to pass the Affordable Care Act.


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