Cain Tells Staff He May Drop Out

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Herman Cain is down, and he may be out soon. The National Review and The Des Moines Register report that Cain told senior staffers on a conference call this morning that he's "reassessing" whether to stay in the presidential race, and he'll decide within a few days. "We have to do an assessment as to whether or not this is going to create too much of a cloud in some people’s minds," Cain said. The GOP hopeful also canceled a private dinner with New York's "media elite," scheduled for Sunday, in case he drops out fo the race. The accuser, a woman named Ginger White, told Fox 5 Atlanta that their affair ended shortly before Cain announced his candidacy. Cain tried to preempt White by announcing the accusation first, declaring, “Here we go again.”