BREAKING: Huckabee suspends campaign

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FILE – In this Aug. 6, 2015, file photo, Republican presidential candidates from left, Chris Christie, Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, Scott Walker, Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Mike Huckabee, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and John Kasich take the stage for the first Republican presidential debate in Cleveland. Eleven top-tier Republican presidential hopefuls face off in their second prime-time debate of the 2016 campaign Sept. 16, in a clash between outsiders and establishment candidates under a cathedral of political conservatism. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has suspended his campaign.

 

Huckabee made the announcement Monday night via Twitter, while the Iowa caucusus were still underway:

 

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With 86 percent of precincts reporting, Huckabee won 2,832, or 1.8 percent, votes statewide.

 

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