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Gillibrand ends presidential bid

Aug 28, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs
Board and Executive Moves

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), who struggled to gain traction in a crowded field, ended her presidential run Wednesday, a further winnowing of the Democrats hoping to take on President Trump in 2020.

Gillibrand's decision comes after news that she'd fallen short of meeting the requirements for the September Democratic primary debate.

In the past two weeks, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Rep. Seth Moulton of Massachusetts left the race. Twent...