Key South Carolina Democrat Clyburn endorses Clinton for president

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Posted: Feb 19, 2016 11:12 AM

(Reuters) - U.S. Representative Jim Clyburn, South Carolina's most influential black politician, endorsed Hillary Clinton on Friday as the party's presidential nominee.

The endorsement comes as Clinton and rival Bernie Sanders battle for the support of black primary voters in the South Carolina primary on Feb. 27.

(Reporting by Megan Cassella)