Andrew Yang, Michael Bennet End Presidential Bids; Gabbard to Stay In

Andrew Yang, Michael Bennet End Presidential Bids; Gabbard to Stay In

"I am the math guy, and it is clear tonight from the numbers that we are not going to win this race", Yang said.

Despite having no political background, Yang - who launched his campaign in 2017 - has reportedly surprised pundits after he qualified for Democratic debates and managed to remain in the race longer than some prominent veteran politicians.

His departure from the race nearly guarantees that the Democrats, who once had the most diverse presidential field in history, will have no candidates of color on the debate stage again this cycle.

The businessman centered his campaign around giving Americans a universal basic income of $1,000 a month.

"This campaign is about taking hold of our government that has now just been completely overrun by the corporate money and return it to us - and then rewrite the rules of the 21st-century economy to work for you, to work for your families, to work for communities", he told the crowd at a recent event in Iowa.

Rep. Gabbard calls for resignation of DNC Chair Perez
Many people blame the Iowa Democratic Party for what appears to be a failed launch of an application In such a big stage. Buttigieg also faced criticism from Sanders, who said he had billionaires "by the dozens" contributing to his campaign.

Following his announcement he was dropping out from the presidential bid, he also shared his thanks for the many people in his corner.

Andrew Yang, Sen. Michael Bennet and former Gov. Deval Patrick. "So tonight I'm announcing that I am suspending my campaign".

"We weren't able to get much in the way of name identification in the state", Bennet said shortly after polls closed in New Hampshire.

The departure of Patrick, who is black, means the only nonwhite candidate left in the Democratic field is Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, who is of mixed Polynesian ancestry.

Senate Democrats and Republicans spar over witness testimony rules at impeachment trial; insight from Colorado Senator Michael Bennet, Democratic presidential candidate. Bennet had positioned himself as the sensible moderate in the race but failed to gain any traction in polling or fundraising despite his participation in the first two debates last summer. It was a bigger haul than all but the top four candidates: Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, former Vice President Joe Biden and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren.

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