Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) dropped out of the 2020 presidential race on Tuesday. Harris reportedly told staffers she was dropping out, and planned to release a video announcement. Harris is the highest polling candidate to leave the race so far, and she does so even though she had made December's Democratic debate stage. Harris entered the 2020 race with high expectations, shooting up in the polls after repeated takedowns of former Vice President Joe Biden in debates. Even as campaign-related tweets and posts rolled out on Tuesday, Harris cancelled a big-money fundraiser later that day, suggesting her campaign was coming to an end.

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