Tammy Murphy, wife of New Jersey governor, has dropped out of the US Senate race

New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy, Sen. from the Democratic primary race for U.S. Senate. He boosted the state party machine rallying behind Murphy in the race for Bob Menendez's (TNJ) seat.

With Murphy out of the race, recent polls show rising Rep. Andy Kim (DN.J.), the favorite for the nomination in the heavily Democratic state's June 4 primary.

Murphy, wife of New Jersey Gov. Bill Murphy (D), made the announcement In a video Shared on X on Sunday.

“After several busy, inspiring and, yes, challenging months, I am suspending my Senate campaign today,” he said in the video.

New Jersey Governor's wife Tammy Murphy has announced her withdrawal from the New Jersey Senate race. (Video: Ross Godwin/The Washington Post)

Murphy, a financier who formerly worked at Goldman Sachs, was up against several Democrats, including Kim, in the primary. She has never held elected office, but has maintained a portfolio as First Lady since 2018.

Last week, Menendez announced he would not run as a Democrat, but did not rule out running as an independent. He has faced political challenges since he was indicted in September for bribery and other crimes while serving as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

According to the New Jersey Globe, it's a first reported News, Murphy decided to end his bid on Saturday after discussions with his family and advisers.

Murphy grew up a Republican and was a George W. He made large donations to Bush's presidential campaigns, but received support from many Democrats in the state. Kim was consolidating the support of grassroots Democrats.

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