McDaniel out of race; ‘right’ for all, he says

As governor hopeful exits, Halter announces his run

Posted: January 26, 2013 at 5:06 a.m.

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel arrives Jan. 8 with his wife, Bobbi, for a news conference in North Little Rock at which he apologized for an “inappropriate” relationship but also said he was staying in the race for governor.

Weeks after telling voters about his “inappropriate” relationship with a Hot Springs lawyer, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel ended his gubernatorial campaign Friday, saying the 2014 race should be about the state’s future, not his own past.

Dustin McDaniel full news conference

Dustin McDaniel on Tuesday spoke publicly for the first time about his affair with a Hot Springs attorney. (By Gavin Lesnick)
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