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Your Consensus Black Mayoral Candidate Is...

By Chuck Sudo in News on Jan 1, 2011 1:27AM

There's burying news during the holiday news cycle, and then there's throwing news down the well. Danny Davis tried to do the latter. Just before 7 p.m., reports surfaced that Congressman Danny Davis was dropping out of the mayoral campaign and throwing his weight behind former Senator Carol Moseley Braun. Davis is holding a press conference right now to formally make the announcement. Davis, Braun and state Senator Rev. James Meeks, who dropped out of the race last week, are expected to be at Davis's news conference.

[UPDATE] Davis, per Clout Street:

"I'm proud that I will be here when Carol Moseley Braun becomes the next mayor," Davis said. "I come here help prove unity is more than just a concept."