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Teachers Union Endorses Hillary Clinton in Democratic Race

The American Federation of Teachers endorsed Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination on Saturday, the first national union to back a candidate for the 2016 primary.

The endorsement was not a surprise to close observers – the AFT had supported Clinton in 2008 instead of Barack Obama – but the early timing may be designed to give Clinton a boost against her surging rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).