Sanders Gets 1st Big Labor Endorsement From Nurses Group

National Nurses United is endorsing Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., as its pick for 2016 presidential race, according to labor union’s e-mailed statement.

  • Group, which says it is biggest U.S. organization of nurses, cites Democratic candidate Sanders’ record on expanding Medicare, challenging Wall Street and opposition to Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal
  • Makes endorsement during event with Sanders in Oakland, Calif.
  • Sanders “says what he means, and that’s reflected in his work,” RoseAnn DeMoro, the union’s executive director, says
See Sanders’ remarks to union Related: Bernie Sanders Draws Crowd of 15,000 in Seattle Following Black Lives Matter Protest; AFL-CIO ‘Encouraged’ by Talks With 2016 Presidential Candidates

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