Herman Cain Suspends Campaign: What Does It Mean For GOP in 2012?


 

On Saturday, GOP presidential hopeful and front-runner announced that he was suspending his 2012 capaign.

 

"As of today, with a lot of prayer and soul searching, I am suspending my presidential campaign," Cain said while speaking to supporters outside his campaign headquarters in Atlanta. "I am suspending my presidential campaign because of the continued distraction, the continued hurt caused on me and my family. Not because we are not fighters." 

 

"I am not going to be silenced, and I am not going away," Cain added.

 

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