Sen. Gillibrand Says She’s Ending 2020 Presidential Bid

The 52-year-old New York senator announced her decision on Twitter.

  • Published 28 August 2019

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand is dropping out of the presidential race. The 52-year-old New York senator announced her decision Wednesday on Twitter as her campaign, which once looked to ride strong #MeToo credentials, was plagued by low polling and fundraising struggles. She had failed to meet thresholds for required numbers of donors and polling to qualify for the September debate in Houston. Gillibrand was appointed to the Senate in 2009 to fill the… Read at AP News