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Aboud leaves race for Congress, endorses Barber

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(Source: azleg.gov) (Source: azleg.gov)
TUCSON, AZ (AP) -

State Sen. Paula Aboud has withdrawn from the Congressional District 2 race and is endorsing former congressional aide Ron Barber for the seat.

The Democrat issued a statement Friday saying she appreciated the outpouring of support and requests that she stay in the race for District 2.

The newly redrawn 2nd Congressional District covers the majority of Pima County and all of Cochise County.

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