9 Jan 2008

Clinton campaign gets backing from American Samoan governor

6:06 am on 9 January 2008

The Hillary Clinton campaign has announced the endorsement of American Samoa Governor Togiola T.A. Tulafono, and has named the governor National Co-Chair of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders for Senator Clinton.

Three other super-delegates to the Democratic National Convention also endorsed Senator Clinton: Chairman of the American Samoa Democratic Party Fagafaga Daniel Langkilde and Samoa Democratic National Committee Members Deanna Fuimaono and Nathaniel Savali. Senator Clinton has been endorsed by former Samoa Party State Chair Oreta Togafau and Party Executive Director Clara Reid.

Governor Tulafono says he believes in Senator Hillary Clinton because she inspires confidence, warmth, and trust for all people.

Chairman Langkilde says at a time when the country faces so many complex challenges, it needs a leader with the strength and the experience to make change happen starting from day one.