Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney endorses Hillary Clinton for president

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Action News has learned that Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is endorsing Democrat and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for president.

The announcement came in a written statement Tuesday morning.

"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 the statement. "She will build on the accomplishments of President Obama and continue the economic growth and expansion he successfully initiated."

"I share Secretary Clinton's progressive vision for America and her quest to tear down barriers that deny opportunity and exclude so many Americans from access to the American Dream. I trust Hillary Clinton with our nation's future."

The Pennsylvania Democratic primary election will be held on April 26, 2016.
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