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Thursday, January 31, 2008

Giuliani Drops Presidential Bid

Rudy Giuliani - who does deserve the unofficial title of America's Mayor - is dropping his presidential bid. Press Association:

    Rudy Giuliani told supporters he is abandoning his bid for president and backing Republican rival and longtime friend John McCain.

    Rep. Peter King, a New York Republican and adviser to Giuliani, said the former mayor called him to tell him of his plan.

    "I expect him to be fairly active for McCain. There is a real friendship and respect between the two," he said. A similar call took place between Giuliani and New York Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno, the lawmaker said in a statement.

    Once the Republican presidential front-runner, the former New York mayor suffered a debilitating defeat in Tuesday's Florida primary.


    "I'm proud that we chose to stay positive and to run a campaign of ideas in an era of personal attacks, negative ads and cynical spin," Giuliani said as supporters with tight smiles crowded behind him. "You don't always win, but you can always try to do it right, and you did."

Rudy did run a positive and clean campaign. Probably the cleanest campaign since Bob Dole's 1996 run for president.

I like Rudy - I like him a lot. I could have voted for him for President despite some of his Left-Of-Center ideas. Rudy understood the importance of a strong defense and knows firsthand the devastation of terrorism.


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