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Martin O'Malley Drops Out Of Presidential Race

Martin O'Malley's campaign didn't have the poll numbers or the fundraising success of the other Democratic candidates.
Posted at 10:56 PM, Feb 01, 2016

Former Governor of Maryland Martin O'Malley announced he's dropping out of the race for the Democratic nomination.

But it was just the day before that — the Sunday before the Iowa caucuses — that he posted this to YouTube. 

"Iowa I challenge you to do what you've always done best. ... I need your help. I want your vote," he says in the video.

O'Malley failed to gain traction in the polls in a field that was dominated by Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

He had trouble with fundraising, too. The Washington Post had reported earlier Monday that the campaign took out a loan late in 2015 to keep the campaign afloat. O'Malley ended the fourth quarter with less than $200,000 cash on hand. 

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