Conventions are only weeks away, but the Democratic and Republican Parties seem to have settled for their respective candidates. A few weeks ago, FFL brought you a list of 25 people that had endorsed or supported Donald Trump, and this week, we’re doing the same thing for Hillary Clinton, in the interest of being fair and balanced. Hillary has tapped into a broad range of supporters, from our sitting president to foreign dignitaries to mayors and celebrities. Here are just 25 of the people that have come out and endorsed or supported Hillary thus far in the campaign.
1. President Barack Obama
“I want those of you who have been with me since the beginning of this incredible journey to be the first to know that I’m with her,” Obama said “I am fired up. And I can’t wait to get out there and campaign with Hillary.”
2. Senator Elizabeth Warren
“I’m ready to jump in this fight and make sure that Hillary Clinton is the next president of the United States and be sure that Donald Trump gets nowhere near the White House,” She told The Boston Globe.
3. National Education Association
“Clinton will reduce the role of standardized tests in public education because she agrees with educators that no bubble test can measure a student’s curiosity. Teachers need more time to teach and students need more time for learning,” the NEA said.
4. Secretary of State John Kerry
“As a father of two daughters, I’m proud,” Kerry told reporters. “She’ll make a terrific president.”
5. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair
“I think Hillary’s a very strong, capable person and I’m a supporter of hers, but who the Americans choose is up to them,” Blair said
6. Former President of Mexico Vincente Fox
Fox told Breitbart, ““I see the presidential seat of the United States also with an ideal lady, with a lady that really knows how to use power within the limits of compassionate leadership.” When asked if he meant Clinton he said, “yes.”
7. California Governor Jerry Brown
“The general election has already begun. Hillary Clinton, with her long experience, especially as Secretary of State, has a firm grasp of the issues and will be prepared to lead our country on day one,” he said. “Next January, I want to be sure that it is Hillary Clinton who takes the oath of office, not Donald Trump.”
8. Activist Chaz Bono
Bono tweeted ,“With tears in my eyes and joy in my heart, I revel in this historic moment I waited 8 years to see. @HillaryClinton #ImWithHer Proudly!”
9. Shonda Rhimes, Ellen Pompeo, and Kerry Washington
In a television ad, the women said, “Our characters are on television. … But the real world has Hillary Clinton — a bonafide rolls-up-her-sleeves, fights-for-what’s-right, in-it-for-you, won’t-back-down, champion for us all.”
10. James Obergefell
“We have fought to not only change laws, but to change hearts, and now we need a President who will help us fight to eliminate the injustices that occur regularly in our community, and the best person to do that is Hillary Clinton,” Obergefell said in a statement.
11. President of EMILY’s List Stephanie Schriock
“Hillary Clinton is a lifelong champion for women and families and the most qualified candidate to be president,” she declared in a statement on their website.
12. Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright
The first female Secretary of State infamously said, at a Clinton rally, “There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other!”
13. United Steelworkers
In a statement that made their political leanings quite clear, the United Steelworkers said, “Given her vast experience both with foreign and domestic policy, Hillary Clinton is a supremely qualified candidate, one of the most qualified candidates ever to seek the presidency.”
14. Senator Cory Booker
“When I look at pragmatic plans on how to reform Wall Street, if you separate the people and their personalities, and you were to put up the detailed plan that Hillary Clinton put forward, and the detailed plan that Bernie Sanders [put forward], … clearly the plan that Hillary has, to me, is a better plan to reforming Wall Street and creating real incentives.”
15. Jesse Jackson
Jackson said in a Chicago press conference, “We trust her to work on health care, to fight for the poor … for the willingness to fight for civil rights,” Jackson said.
16. Napster Founder Sean Parker
Parker, famously played by Justin Timberlake in the Social Network, has thrown personal fundraisers for Clinton at his California home. He’s also donated to Hillary’s campaign and PACs that support her.
17. JJ Abrams
“I will say we are supporting Hillary,” Abrams told The Daily Beast. “We believe in her as the strongest candidate. She does have the experience and the politics. She is compassionate, and right. “
18. Tom Hanks
The Forrest Gump star donated $2,700, the maximum allowed amount, to Hillary Clinton in 2015. He also publicly stated that he did not believe Trump would be the next president.
19. Billie Jean King
King tweeted, “The most qualified candidate for President happens to be a woman & electing @HillaryClinton would be a revolutionary moment in our history”
20. Tory Burch
The fashion world plays with political endorsements through merchandise, and Tory Burch is no different. Burch, along with Marc Jacobs, created pro-Hillary shirts that are sold on Clinton’s website.
After Beyonce stepped out in support of Clinton at a campaign event, Hillary tweeted “Say you’ll Bey on Team #Hillary2016”
22. The AFL-CIO
“Hillary Clinton is a proven leader who shares our values,” said AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. “Throughout the campaign, she has demonstrated a strong commitment to the issues that matter to working people, and our members have taken notice. The activism of working people has already been a major force in this election and is now poised to elect Hillary Clinton and move America forward.”
23. Senator Al Franken
“If Hillary Clinton came to me and said, ‘Al, I really need you to be my vice president, to run with me,’ I would say yes,” Franken said
24. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney
“Hillary Clinton has the heart, strength and depth of knowledge and experience to unite our nation and lead us during these troubled times,” said Kenney in a statement. “She will build on the accomplishments of President Obama and continue the economic growth and expansion he successfully initiated.”
25. Former Vice President Walter Mondale
Carter’s VP stated, “America is ready for change, and Hillary Clinton has the strength and experience to deliver it. Hillary is uniquely qualified to rebuild America’s standing in the world and lead this nation from her first day in the White House”