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Christie drops out of GOP race

Christie drops out of GOP race

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has suspended his campaign for the White House after failing to break out of a crowded pack of candidates dominated by Donald Trump.

Christie announced the move Wednesday afternoon in a meeting with his staff, according to a person close to the campaign.

Christie never expected to do well in the Iowa caucuses, but the second-term governor had staked his White House ambitions on a strong showing in New Hampshire, spending more than 70 days on the trail there. But he finished a disappointing sixth and last night announced he would scrap a scheduled trip to South Carolina and return to New Jersey to reassess.

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