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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2020 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick speaks at

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

Feb. 12, 2020 12:37 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, the last remaining African American candidate in a Democratic presidential field once defined by its diversity, ended his 2020 campaign Wednesday after his late bid failed to catch fire or resonate with voters. “The vote in New Hampshire...

FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick talks to patrons at The Works Cafe in Concord, N.H. Patrick is running an unorthodox campaign with just over a month until the Democratic presidential primaries start. (AP Photo/ Cheryl Senter, File)

Deval Patrick hopes 'magic' can make up for late 2020 start

Dec. 31, 2019 1:10 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Over a year ago, Woody Kaplan, a major Democratic donor and longtime Deval Patrick supporter, helped the former governor plan his potential presidential bid. “The game plan was really simple: Put him in one living room in each of the 99 counties in Iowa, and those people would...