Gabbard drops congressional race to focus on presidential

Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, listens to Betty Lord-Dinan, of the Clayton County Democrats, during the Iowa Democrats’ Passport to Victory event at Johnson’s Supper Club in Elkader, Iowa, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. (Eileen Meslar/Telegraph Herald via AP)

WASHINGTON— Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard says she will focus on her White House bid and not run for reelection to her congressional seat. The congresswoman from Hawaii made the announcement early Friday.