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Sanjay Gupta Withdraws Name, Out of Running for Surgeon General

"The general consensus from everybody is Gupta is no longer in contention ... it's more he's withdrawing himself."

Sanjay Gupta has removed himself from the running for Surgeon General. CNN reports:

CNN correspondent Sanjay Gupta has withdrawn his name from consideration as the nation's next surgeon general, opting to continue to devote time to his reporting and his medical career.

Gupta will discuss his decision, and the president's health care agenda, tonight on CNN's Larry King Live.

Fox News reported earlier Thursday that Gupta might be out.

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