Anti-Lobbying Progressive Group Endorses Former Corporate Lobbyist Senate Candidate

Posted on June 11, 2019 6:20 pm

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Democracy for America (DFA), a progressive activist group that has repeatedly criticized lobbyists and corporate interests, endorsed former corporate lobbyist Jaime Harrison on Tuesday in his challenge against Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.).

DFA, which was formed out of Howard Dean’s unsuccessful presidential campaign in 2004 and was a major backer of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I., Vt.) presidential campaign in 2016, tweeted their endorsement of Harrison Tuesday, their “first U.S. Senate endorsement” of the 2020 election cycle.

“Today, we’re kicking off our 2020 #FlipTheSenate strategy w/ our first U.S. Senate endorsement: @harrisonjaime of South Carolina. Jaime will be an unabashed