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Washington Governor Inslee withdraws bid for Democratic presidential nomination

(Reuters) – Washington State Governor Jay Inslee said on Wednesday he was withdrawing from the race for the 2020 U.S. Democratic presidential nomination.

The 68-year-old Inslee, speaking on MSNBC, said it had become clear he would not be the party’s standard-bearer and that he was pulling out of the race. Inslee announced his bid for the Democratic nomination on March 1, with a campaign centered on fighting climate change.

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