Fred Thompson quits presidential race
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NAPLES, Fla. – Formerquit the Republican presidential race on Tuesday, after a string of poor finishes in early primary and caucus states.
Thompson’s fate was sealed last Saturday in the, when he finished third in a state that he had said he needed to win.
In the statement, Thompson did not say whether he would endorse any of his former rivals. He was one of a handful of members of Congress who supportedin 2000 in his unsuccessful race against for the party nomination.