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Beto O’Rourke Drops Out of 2020 Presidential Race

Beto O’Rourke has dropped out of the 2020 presidential race, ending a campaign in which he started as one of the most promising of all Democratic contenders only to drop in the low single digits in the polls.

“Our campaign has always been about seeing clearly, speaking honestly, and acting decisively,” O’Rourke said in a Twitter message. “In that spirit: I am announcing that my service to the country will not be as a candidate or as the nominee.”

He added: “We will work to ensure that the Democratic nominee is successful in defeating Donald Trump in 2020. I can tell you firsthand from having the chance to know the candidates, we will be well served by any one of them, and I’m going to be proud to support whoever she or he is.”

His announcement came just as candidates are preparing to speak at the Liberty and Justice Dinner in Des Moines,

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