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Beyer Endorsements Include Bill Richardson, Howard Dean

April 13, 2014 (Alexandria, VA) – Don Beyer announced today that he has been endorsed by Bill Richardson, the former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and former U.S. Secretary of Energy.  Beyer and Richardson worked closely together in 2008-2009 on President Obama’s transition team, readying the Department of Commerce for Obama’s economic agenda.

Secretary Richardson joins a long list of endorsements for Beyer, including former presidential candidate Howard Dean, NARAL President Emeritus Kate Michelman, and state Senator Toddy Puller.  Dean will join Beyer Tuesday evening in Arlington for a free “Sleepless Spring” picnic and Richardson will join a late April fundraising event in Alexandria.

Organizations endorsing Beyer include the Coalition for a Livable World/PeacePAC, the National Association of Postal Supervisors, and the Professional Aviation Safety Specialists.  The full list of endorsers is attached.