After laying off her entire campaign staff, Marianne Williamson is out of the 2020 race.
Williamson, the author and spiritual guru who made a splash during the first two Democratic debates but failed to qualify for the events in recent months, announced Friday she's suspending her campaign.
"The primaries might be tightly contested among the top contenders, and I don't want to get in the way of a progressive candidate winning any of them," Williamson wrote.
Williamson is the latest 2020 Democrat to exit the field after former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro suspended his campaign last week. In her announcement, Williamson thanked her volunteers, staff, and contributors, promising "I will hold you in my heart forever" while adding, "may you be blessed on your journeys as you have so blessed mine." Brendan Morrow