Quantcast

Edwards to drop out

Discussion in 'Politics & World News' started by Spero, Jan 30, 2008.

  1. Spero

    Spero ass rainbow

    Rep/Likes:
    2 / 0
    Joined:
    Jul 12, 2005
    Messages:
    2,072
    Location:
    Tejas
    Didn't see that coming so soon.

    http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D8UG96600&show_article=1

    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 voters' sympathies, 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 aides. 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.
     

    Please register to disable this ad.

  2. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

    Rep/Likes:
    176 / 1,551
    Joined:
    Sep 10, 2001
    Messages:
    29,113
    Location:
    Portland, OR
    I think he would make a good VP for Obama, but I haven't heard where his endorsement is going yet.
     
  3. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

    Rep/Likes:
    0 / 0
    Joined:
    Oct 17, 2002
    Messages:
    21,033
    Location:
    Denver
    The best VP will be Bill Richardson, Gov-NM.
     
  4. $tinkle

    $tinkle Expert on blowing

    Rep/Likes:
    4 / 5
    Joined:
    Feb 12, 2003
    Messages:
    14,846
    disagree, if for the only reason being you'd have 2 senators on the ticket. this is a recipe for gop landslide
     
  5. BurlyShirley

    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

    Rep/Likes:
    6 / 1
    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2002
    Messages:
    19,210
    Location:
    TN
    The rigorous touring schedule was reportedly taking a terrible tole on the sheen of his hair.