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Jon Huntsman withdraws from 2012 presidential race (video)

at 10:37 AM ET, 01/16/2012

Former Utah governor Jon Huntsman Jr. has become the latest Republican to drop out of the 2012 presidential race, announcing his support for frontrunner Mitt Romney in a speech this morning from Myrtle Beach, S.C. Huntsman’s announcement comes just as his GOP rivals are preparing for two presidential debates ahead of Saturday's South Carolina primary.

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