By Emily Goodin, Senior U.s. Political Reporter For Dailymail.com and Wires
Published: 04:25 GMT, 12 February 2020 | Updated: 04:25 GMT, 12 February 2020
Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is reported to be dropping out of the Democratic presidential primary race on Wednesday, the last black candidate in the field.
His exit leaves Tulsi Gabbard, who is of American Samoa descent, as the only minority in the contest.
CBS News reported his planned departure even as Patrick's campaign denied that report, putting out a statement Tuesday night from a spokesman: 'As the Governor stated tonight, he is evaluating and will make a decision about the future of the campaign tomorrow.'
Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick will exit the Democratic presidential primary on Wednesday
His departure leaves Tulsi Gabbard, who is of American Samoa descent, as the only minority in the contest
But he also admitted his long shot bid, in which he had invested heavily in New Hampshire, was not catching fire.
He told supporters in Manchester Tuesday night that he and his wife would take the night before making 'some decisions' about the future of his bid,