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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand ends once-promising presidential bid

Aug 28, 2019 - St. Paul Pioneer Press (Minnesota)
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WASHINGTON - Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand dropped out of the presidential race Wednesday, abruptly ending a campaign that once looked poised to ride strong #MeToo credentials to formidability but instead collapsed amid surprisingly low polling and major fundraising struggles.

"I know this isn't the result that we wanted," the 52-year-old New York senator said in an online video in which she didn't endorse any other 2020 Democratic White House hopeful. "But it's important to know when it's...