WASHINGTON

Sen. Kamala Harris formally ended Tuesday her faltering bid to become the Democratic nominee to take on U.S. President Donald Trump during next year’s presidential elections.

Harris announced her decision in a post on the Medium website, calling it “one of the hardest decisions of my life.”

“To you my supporters, it is with deep regret — but also with deep gratitude — that I am suspending my campaign today.,” the senator from California wrote, citing in particular financial shortfalls that are preventing her from staying in the race.

“I want to be clear: although I am no longer

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