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Dean Phillips Ends Presidential Bid

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Minnesota Rep. Dean Phillips (D) has suspended his long-shot campaign for the White House.

He said that “it is clear that alternative is not me” in a post on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter.

“I ran for Congress in 2018 to resist Donald Trump, I was trapped in the Capitol in 2021 because of Donald Trump, and I ran for President in 2024 to resist Donald Trump again – because Americans were demanding an alternative, and democracy demands options,” Phillips wrote on X. “But it is clear that alternative is not me. And it is clear that Joe Biden is OUR candidate and OUR opportunity to demonstrate what type of country America is and intends to be.”

“I ask you join me in mobilizing, energizing, and doing everything you can to help keep a man of decency and integrity in the White House. That’s Joe Biden,” he said.

“And it is clear that Joe Biden is OUR candidate and OUR opportunity to demonstrate what type of country America is and intends to be,” he wrote.

Phillips, who mounted a late White House bid in October, was running as an alternative to the embattled frontrunner

This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates.

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