President Obama endorses Mary Landrieu in U.S. Senate runoff _lowres

Associated Press file photo by JACQUELYN MARTIN -- U.S. President Barack Obama.

U.S. President Barack Obama has officially endorsed Sen. Mary Landrieu in her runoff race against Republican challenger Rep. Bill Cassidy.

The Washington Examiner reports Obama joined Landrieu on a conference call Monday to officially state his support.

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