PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — Democratic New Hampshire U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is endorsing Hillary Rodham Clinton for president.

Shaheen announced her endorsement at New Hampshire Women for Hillary kickoff event in Portsmouth on Saturday, where she was joined by the former Democratic secretary of state.

In an email to supporters on Aug. 30, Shaheen described Clinton as a president who would stand up to help Granite Staters get ahead and stay ahead.