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

Jon Huntsman withdraws from 2012 presidential race (video)

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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