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Jared Leopold @jaredleopold
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Huge weekend for Democratic gubernatorial candidates getting major newspaper endorsements. (THREAD WARNING)
In #iagov, @FredHubbell got endorsed by the 2 largest papers in Iowa on Sunday.

1. @DMRegister: "He is perhaps the most qualified person in decades to seek Iowa’s governorship"

2. @gazettedotcom: "Hubbell is the best choice to dramatically change course at the Statehouse."
In #FLGov, Andrew Gillum got the endorsement of the @orlandosentinel and the @MiamiHerald. He's now been endorsed by the 4 biggest newspapers in Florida.

Sentinel: "His platform is geared toward the middle class"

Herald: "The best candidate to pull Florida back to the center"
In #nmgov on Sunday, @Michelle4NM got the endorsement of @thenewmexican, the 2nd largest newspaper in the state.

"Lujan Grisham has the experience, guts and intelligence to do the job."…
In #ksgov, @SenatorKelly got endorsed Sunday by the Topeka Capital Journal (@CJOnline).

"Kelly’s Statehouse experience and ability to govern starting on Day 1 give Kansas the best chance to move forward."…
In #megov, @JanetMillsforME got 2 major newspaper endorsements over the weekend:

@bangordailynews: "Janet Mills would be a pragmatic governor, offering a refreshing change"…

@PressHerald: "Mills has focused on the right issues"…
In #mngov, @Tim_Walz got the endorsement of the @duluthnews on Sunday: "Minnesota ...needs a leader in the governor's office with the ability to mediate and relate and the experience to communicate effectively for cooperation and results."…
In #ohgov, on Sunday the Akron Beacon Journal (@ohiodotcom) endorsed @RichCordray for governor.

"He wants to invest — in Ohioans and the foundation of the economy and communities."…
In #sdgov, @billiehsutton picked up endorsements from the two largest newspapers in SD.

1. @argusleader: "His personal triumph over adversity strengthens his political resolve"…

2. @RCJournal: Sutton "brings an X factor"…
In #nvgov, the @LasVegasSun endorsed @SteveSisolak on Sunday.

"In Sandoval, we have benefited from one of the finest governors in any state. Without question, Sisolak will continue that tradition and passionately represent the interests of all Nevadans."…
In #orgov, @KateBrownForOR got the endorsement of the Eugene @registerguard this weekend.

"Brown fearlessly stood up to the Trump administration on immigration, health care, off-shore oil drilling and other issues."…
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