Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Former Texas Gov. Mark White endorses Barack Obama

Mark White, former Texas governor, endorsed Barack Obama it was announced today.

"I am proud to support a candidate who has inspired a nation and unprecedented number of Texans to get involved and mobilize for a new direction in America. Barack's vision is exactly what our nation needs right now. He offers America the opportunity to move beyond the divisive politics and moneyed special interests and start addressing the many great challenges we face as a nation," Governor White said.

Governor White announced his endorsement at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Houston to emphasize Obama's plan to pass universal health care legislation during his first term as President.

"Right now, Texas has the highest rate of uninsured in nation," he said. "We are in desperate need of a comprehensive solution that will provide access to quality and affordable health care. I believe that Barack's health care plan is the answer we've been looking for."

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