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Edwards Drops Out of Presidential Race

MSNBC is saying that it's very unlikely that Edwards would throw his endorsement to Clinton. Obama says he would "love" to have Edwards' support.
 
 
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Chuck Todd is on MSNBC saying that the scheduled speech that Edwards was going to give in New Orleans today is abruptly turning around and will be a concession speech.

Todd also saying that it is very unlikely that Edwards would throw his endorsement to Clinton.

More as I get it. (I took the question mark off the headline. Looks to be firm)

DENVER (AP) - Democrat John Edwards is exiting the presidential race Wednesday, ending a scrappy underdog bid in which he steered his rivals toward progressive ideals while grappling with family hardship that roused voter's sympathies but never diverted his campaign, The Associated Press has learned.

The two-time White House candidate notified a close circle of senior advisers that he planned to make the announcement at a 1 p.m. EST event in New Orleans that had been billed as a speech on poverty, according to two of his advisers.

The decision came after Edwards lost the four states to hold nominating contests so far to rivals who stole the spotlight from the beginning - Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama.

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