Huckabee drops out of presidential race, March 4, 2008: This day in campaign history

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WASHINGTON–While the GOP 2012 presidential field is jelling, I bring you this day in presidential history from the last contest. On March 4, 2008, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee dropped his presidential bid. Huckabee–who wrongly said President Obama was raised in Kenya on Monday–appealing to the birther wing of the Republican party–is mulling a second run.

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