- Associated Press - Friday, February 5, 2016

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Democrat Joe Baldacci is dropping out of the Democratic primary race for Maine’s 2nd Congressional District.

The Bangor City Councilor in a statement pledged his support for Democrat Emily Cain, saying the party must build a united front against the incumbent, U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, a Republican.

Baldacci had lagged behind Cain in endorsements and fundraising.

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