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John Delaney, former representative of Maryland's 6th district, is dropping out of the race to become the Democratic Party's candidate for president in 2020.
"It has been a privilege to campaign for the Democratic nomination for President, but it is clear that God has a different purpose for me at this moment in time," Delaney wrote on Twitter, followed by a 17-tweet explanation. Half an hour after posting, each tweet in the sequence had been retweeted once, by Delaney's one reply guy.
Some of the tweets' like counts are hitting double digits, however, a successful signoff for one of the party's most interesting candidates.
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In July 2017, he became the first Democrat to announce that he was running for president in 2020, doing so in a Washington Post op-ed. But despite campaigning heavily in the early voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire, Delaney failed to pick up considerable support, and missed the cut off for the several of the recent Democratic debates.