Vastavam web: Sara Gideon, an Indian-origin Democratic senatorial candidate in the state of Maine, has won the endorsement of former US President Barack Obama for her November contest against Republican Senator Susan Collins. 48-year-old Gideon figured in the list of candidates endorsed by Obama nationwide, the American Bazaar reported. These candidates will help us redeem our country’s promise by sticking up for working people, restoring fairness and opportunity to our system. Gideon, who is maintaining a narrow lead over Collins in recent polls, has also won the support of major labour unions and raised a record $23 million for her campaign. Currently she stands in second place after New Jersey entrepreneur Rik Mehta who have won Senate primary race in 2020 elections. If she elected in november she will be the second Indian-American women elected for US Senate after kamala Harris.