Rep. Davis drops out of Chicago mayor race

An Illinois congressman says he dropped out of the Chicago mayoral race in order to bolster the campaign of another contender, former Sen. Carol Moseley Braun.

The departure of Rep. Danny Davis, D-Ill., leaves Moseley Braun as the only African-American candidate in the race to succeed outgoing Mayor Richard Daley.

via Rep. Davis departs Chicago mayor race – UPI.com.

“I want to make sure at least one of us has what is needed,” said Davis, who acknowledged that having more than one African-American in the race could dilute potential political and financial support

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