Rep. Perlmutter drops out of Colorado governor's race

GOLDEN, Colo. - Congressman Ed Perlmutter, D-Golden, announced on Tuesday he was dropping out of the race for governor of Colorado and would not be seeking re-election.

Perlmutter made it clear at the news conference that the demands were too high and that it was more than he could give. 

He also said that he will use the next 18 months to focus on serving the people of the 7th Congressional District. 

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