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Lincoln Chafee ends presidential campaign

Lincoln Chafee ends presidential campaign

Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee announced Friday he would end his quixotic Democratic presidential campaign after failing to gain traction against Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

"After much thought I have decided to end my campaign for president today," Chafee said at a women's forum held by the Democratic National Committee. "But I would like to take this opportunity one last time to advocate for a chance be given to peace."

Chafee delivered a widely panned debate performance earlier this month and has struggled to raise money and generate enthusiasm in a field that has been dominated by Clinton, a former secretary of state, and...