Danny Davis Drops Out Of Chicago Mayor’s Race

CHICAGO — U.S. Rep. Danny Davis withdrew his candidacy from the Chicago’s mayor race Friday, leaving former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun as the only remaining prominent black candidate in the campaign.Davis, who announced his decision…

CHICAGO — U.S. Rep. Danny Davis withdrew his candidacy from the Chicago’s mayor race Friday, leaving former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun as the only remaining prominent black candidate in the campaign.

Davis, who announced his decision alongside Braun at a New Year’s Eve news conference, said the decision was an act of unity for blacks in the city. The two Democrats had been under pressure from African American leaders in the city for weeks to agree on a so-called consensus candidate to unify black votes.

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