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After abysmal showings in every caucus and primary to date, Sen. Elizabeth Warren finally suspended her failed campaign for the presidency. “I wanted you all to hear it first, and I wanted you to hear it straight from me,” Warren said in a staff call Thursday morning. “Today, I’m suspending our campaign for president.”
Media figures are in mourning, as the Massachusetts senator was seemingly created in a lab to appeal to upper-middle-class urbanites who attended the right schools, laugh out loud at New Yorker cartoons, and scribble bad prose for a living.
Warren has been in the horse race for more than two years but didn’t win or place anywhere. In six states, she settled for a third-place show; in the other 11, she came in fourth or fifth. She spent more than $90 million.