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Spiritual guru Marianne Williamson ends 2020 White House bid

Democratic presidential candidate and author Marianne Williamson talks to a supporter during an election stop at the Next Millennium Books & Gifts store in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

By ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associated Press
The Democratic presidential race has lost another candidate. Marianne Williamson announced on Friday that she’s dropping out, just weeks before the first nominating contests. The spiritual guru and bestselling author says she didn’t want to make it tougher for a progressive to win. She also says she didn’t believe she’d be able to gain “enough votes in the election to elevate our conversation any more than it is now.” Williamson has barely registered in the polls and struggled in fundraising since launching her bid for president last January. She laid off her entire staff from her campaign at the end of last year

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