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Democrat Matthew Dowd ends campaign for Texas lieutenant governor, citing need for “greater diversity”

The former George W. Bush political strategist had launched a bid to win the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor. On Tuesday, Dowd said he’s stepping aside to make way for a “diverse field” of candidates in the race.

Author and political strategist Matthew Dowd at a Texas Tribune event at the Austin Club on May 10, 2017.

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