Former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards, the 2004 Democratic vice-presidential nominee, is dropping out of the presidential race, the Associated Press has just reported. According to the AP, Edwards has told advisors that he'll make the announcement at 1 p.m. EST today, at a speech in New Orleans that was originally supposed to be about poverty. He has no immediate plans to endorse any candidate, the AP says.
AP reports John Edwards will drop out today
The former senator was never able to get much traction in the race.
January 30, 2008 7:05PM (UTC)
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