Hillary Clinton suspends her campaign, backs Obama Saturday in front of scores of supporters at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.
“I ask all of you to join me in working as hard for Barack Obama as you have for me….Today I am standing with Senator Obama to say ‘Yes we can.’” More key excerpts here.
Speech emphasizes universal health care, women, and the historical implications of both their campaigns.
Watch video clip above. Read full transcript here.
OBAMA STATEMENT ON ENDORSEMENT: “Obviously, I am thrilled and honored to have Senator Clinton’s support…I know she will continue to be in the forefront of that battle this fall and for years to come.” Full statement here.
Plus: Clinton camp sends out one last set of talking points (read them here). Clinton expected to take a vacation now.