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Eric Swalwell Drops Out of 2020 Presidential Race

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    Rep. Swalwell Drops Out of Presidential Race

    U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell of California is ending his presidential bid, becoming the first candidate in the crowded 2020 Democratic primary to exit the campaign. Sam Brock reports.

    (Published Tuesday, July 9, 2019)

    U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell of California is ending his presidential bid, becoming the first candidate in the crowded 2020 Democratic primary to exit the campaign.

    Swalwell announced his decision Monday.

    He had signaled that he would consider bowing out of the presidential race if he was in danger of missing the cutoff for the next nationally televised Democratic debate, which is based on separate polling and donor qualifications.

    Montana Gov. Steve Bullock missed the threshold for last month’s debate but was ahead of Swalwell in the competition for this month’s televised Democratic faceoff before the four-term California congressman exited the primary.

    Swalwell Says He's Dropping Out of Presidential Race

    [BAY] Swalwell Says He's Dropping Out of Presidential Race

    California Rep. Eric Swalwell on Monday announced he is dropping out of the 2020 presidential race.

    (Published Monday, July 8, 2019)

    If Swalwell seeks another term in Congress, he already has a challenger ahead of next year’s election in his liberal-leaning district: Democrat Aisha Wahab, a city councilwoman in Hayward.

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