Sen. Kamala Harris is dropping out of the presidential race, multiple news outlets reported Tuesday.
The California Democrat, who was once among leading contenders for the party’s presidential nomination, broke the news to her staff on a conference call and in an email to her supporters, and she is expected to release a video announcing her decision. Her departure comes after a months-long fall in state and national polls — and days after the New York Times reported on the turmoil within her campaign.
Harris informed her supporters via email, and later in a Medium post.
“I’ve taken stock and looked at this from every angle, and over the last few days have come to one of the hardest decisions of my life,” she