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Republican Party, presidential primary candidate, Carly Fiorina, who came in seventh place with 4.% of votes in the New Hamsphire caucuses suspended her 2016 presidential bid this afternoon, in a statement

New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie is also expected to end his campaign before day’s end.

Below is an excerpt from statement posted on her Facebook page about an hour ago:

…While I suspend my candidacy today, I will continue to travel this country and fight for those Americans who refuse to settle for the way things are and a status quo that no longer works for them.

Our Republican Party must fight alongside these Americans as well. We must end crony capitalism by fighting the policies that allow it to flourish. We must fix our festering problems by holding our bloated, inept government bureaucracy accountable….

Fiorina’s statement can be read in its entirety here.  Below is the now former candidate’s speech in New Hampshire last night after the elections results came in.

 

Not faring much better in the caucuses last night in New Hamsphire, Christie came in sixth place with 7.4% of votes, zero delegates after which the governor informed supporters that he was heading home to New Jersey to re-assess his presidential bid.

 

CNN

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination after a disappointing finish in New Hampshire, a source close to the campaign said Wednesday.

Christie made the announcement on a call with his campaign. He staked his hopes on New Hampshire, but finished sixth on Tuesday night with just 7% of the vote.

The decision marks a sudden end for someone once seen as a potential front-runner. In the wake of the 2012 election, Christie appeared poised for a strong bid for the Republican nomination — he won a second term as the Republican governor of a blue state and led the…

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