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Deval Patrick, last black candidate in 2020 race, drops out

In this Dec. 15, 2014, file photo, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick speaks during an interview at his Statehouse office in Boston. Former Massachusetts Gov. Patrick is considering making a late run for the Democratic presidential nomination. That is according to people with knowledge of Patrick’s deliberations. Photo: AP/ Elise Amendola
In this Dec. 15, 2014, file photo, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick speaks during an interview at his Statehouse office in Boston. Former Massachusetts Gov. Patrick is considering making a late run for the Democratic presidential nomination. That is according to people with knowledge of Patrick’s deliberations.

Updated: February 12, 2020 11:30 AM

Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has ended his campaign for president after his late bid failed to gain traction in the race.

Patrick was the last remaining African American candidate in a Democratic presidential field once defined by its diversity. Patrick's departure from the race leaves just one other candidate of color, Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a Samoan American.

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