Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Florida Attorney General candidate Sean Shaw picks up Joe Biden's endorsement
By Xander Peters
on Tue, Oct 16, 2018 at 1:00 PM
In a news release, Biden described Shaw as "a fighter, with a proven track record of standing up for the little guy."
Though former President Barack Obama didn't include Shaw among a string of Florida endorsements earlier this month, Biden's former ticket-mate gave the nod of approval to Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum; U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson; congressional candidates Stephanie Murphy, Chris Hunter, Nancy Soderberg and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell; state Senate candidates Janet Cruz, Annette Taddeo and David Perez; and state House candidates Nick Duran and Javier Fernandez.
Shaw is facing off against Hillsborough Circuit Court Judge Ashley Moody, a Republican, in the Nov. 6 election. The winner will replace Attorney General Pam Bondi, who's term-limited.
Stay on top of Orlando news and views. Sign up for our weekly Headlines newsletter.
Announced this morning, former Vice President Joe Biden is throwing his support behind state Rep. Sean Shaw in his bid for state attorney general.
We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.
Email us at [email protected].
Support Local Journalism.
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club
Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.
Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club for as little as $5 a month.