Kirsten Gillibrand drops out of 2020 presidential race

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(CNN) – Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, of New York, dropped out of the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination Wednesday afternoon.

“Today, I am ending my campaign for president,” Gillibrand said on Twitter.

“I am so proud of this team and all we’ve accomplished. But I think it’s important to know how you can best serve. To our supporters: Thank you, from the bottom of my heart. Now, let’s go beat Donald Trump and win back the Senate.”

The New York Times was first to report on Gillibrand’s announcement.

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