Sires backs Clinton

Rep. Albio Sires has endorsed Hillary Clinton for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination.

The former Assembly Speaker and Mayor of West New York joins U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and Reps. Frank Pallone and Rob Andrews as members of the New Jersey congressional delegation backing Clinton.

Sen. Frank Lautenberg and the remaining four Democratic Congressmen have not yet announced a preference inthe presidential race.

“I’ve seen firsthand Hillary Clinton’s tireless efforts to help the people of New York affected by the attacks of 9/11,” Sires said. “It’s just one example of her strength and leadership that make her uniquely suited to be President.” Sires backs Clinton