Jon Huntsman Senior Campaign Official tells CNN Huntsman Will Drop Out of Race

CNN reports that a senior official on the Jon Huntsman campaign told CNN that Huntsman will drop out of the presidential race tomorrow. This announcement comes after South Carolina’s largest newspaper, The State, endorsed him just six days before the Republican presidential primary. The State cited Huntsman’s job-creating tenure as Utah’s former governor as well as his foreign policy experience and his strong appeal to centrists as the reasons for their endorsement.

Huntsman also received another big newspaper endorsement from The Boston Globe in Massachusetts, a largely Democratic state, just days before the New Hampshire Republican primary.

Endorsements aside, Huntsman has been near the bottom in the national polls and came in a distant third behind Mitt Romney and Ron Paul.

Read the entire article at Allvoices.

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