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Washington - Republican Candidate Huckabee Suspends Bid For White House

Published on: February 1, 2016 10:42 PM
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FILE - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee takes target practice at Crossroads Shooting Shooting Sports in Johnston, Iowa, January 30, 2016. REUTERS/Brian C. FrankFILE - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee takes target practice at Crossroads Shooting Shooting Sports in Johnston, Iowa, January 30, 2016. REUTERS/Brian C. Frank

Washington -  Mike Huckabee suspended his bid for the Republican presidential nomination on Monday night, the former Arkansas governor announced on Twitter after garnering little support in the Iowa caucuses.

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“I am officially suspending my campaign,” he said on Twitter. “Thank you for all your loyal support.”

Huckabee, who won the Iowa caucuses in 2008, had less than 2 percent of the vote on Monday with 85 percent of precincts reporting, according to the Iowa Republican Party.



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 Feb 02, 2016 at 07:13 AM Anonymous Says:

Someone should study how many times candidates are mentioned by the media versus how successful their candidacy is. We don't live in a democracy but a mediaocracy.

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 Feb 02, 2016 at 10:16 AM Tonchum Says:

Other Republican candidates should withdraw, including Santorum, Fiorina, Paul, and Kasich. Also, all further "debates" should end, as they are not debates, but a media circus.

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 Feb 02, 2016 at 01:00 PM HankM Says:

A great candidate, great friend of Israel, and a superb conservative. I will never understand why he didn't register.

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