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Kirsten Gillibrand exits presidential race

Aug 28, 2019 - Politico

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand dropped out of the presidential race Wednesday evening, pledging to help the eventual Democratic nominee beat President Donald Trump next year.

The New York Democrat, who ran a distinctly feminist campaign, failed to meet the Democratic National Committee's criteria for the committee's September presidential debate. A statement released by her campaign cited her lack of "access to the debate" stage as a reason she decided to end her run.

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