Today, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden issued the following statements endorsing Ted Strickland for U.S. Senate.
STATEMENT FROM PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA:
"Ohioans have no greater friend than Ted Strickland. Ted is a passionate and proven champion for the middle class, and when Ohio sends him to the United States Senate, he will continue to be a tireless fighter for hardworking families. Ted’s deep commitment to serving others has defined his life and his public service, and these are the values that Ohioans need and deserve from their next U.S. Senator.”
STATEMENT FROM VICE PRESIDENT JOSEPH R. BIDEN:
“I know Ted: his story of struggles overcome and perseverance in the face of adversity has forged his deep commitment to working families. At every turn, Ted will stand up for working people because that’s where he’s from and those are the folks that he cares about. In the U.S. Senate, Ted will fight every day to bring more opportunity for Ohio's middle class."
STATEMENT FROM TED STRICKLAND:
“I am honored to receive this endorsement from President Obama and Vice President Biden, two leaders who share my strong dedication to fighting for the interests of working people and improving life for the middle class. President Obama and Vice President Biden have stood up for the priorities that matter to our hardworking families and have always remained focused on expanding opportunity for more Americans — and these are the same principles that I will bring to the U.S. Senate.”