1. FAREWELL

    Cain Drops Out of Race

    ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 03:  Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain and his wife Gloria Cain arrives to speak during the scheduled opening of a local campaign headquarters on December 3, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. Cain took time to reassess the condition of his campaign "because of all this media firestorm stuff," adding, "my wife and family comes first."  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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    The Cain train has finally crashed. In a defiant press conference on Saturday afternoon, Cain announced that he would drop out of the presidential race. With his wife by his side, Cain blamed the "false and untrue allegations" that he claimed are being spun by the media, Cain said he would be "suspending his presidential campaign." Cain called running for president "Plan A," Cain said he would now be exploring "Plan B," where he would be speaking to the people directly. Cain said he would soon endorse a candidate for president and it "will not be the current occupant of the White House."

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