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“With all the challenges we face, we must come together to work on behalf of all Chicagoans and address the need of every neighborhood,” he said in a statement after Mr. Davis announced that he was dropping out of the race.

Then there is Ms. Braun’s history and incidents that raised questions about her judgment. Mrs. Braun came under criticism when she visited with a Nigerian dictator when she was a senator, and faced never-proved accusations about misused campaign money.