Clinton wins endorsement from major NY newspaper

FILE - In this Tuesday, April 5, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign stop, in New York. The presidential primary is descending on New York, with voting on April 19 as the first time the state has a played a meaningful role in the nominating process in decades. New York is a coveted prize, offering the most delegates of any contest left on the primary calendar until California votes on June 7. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (WIVB) — A major New York City newspaper has thrown its support behind Hillary Clinton as she campaigns to win the Democratic nomination in the race for the presidency.

The New York Daily News editorial board threw its support behind Clinton on Tuesday, just a week before the New York State primary. It called Clinton a, “superprepared warrior realist.”

That editorial board said despite seemingly impressive numbers on unemployment and job creation during President Barack Obama’s tenure, there’s still a good deal of work to be done.

“Clinton is unsparingly clear-eyed about what’s wrong with America while holding firm to what’s right with America,” the board wrote.

The Daily News staff criticized Bernie Sanders’ ideas as unfeasible and fiscally irresponsible.

Many have said if Clinton wins New York State, it will pave the way for her to achieve the Democratic nomination.

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