Ben Downing ends run for governor

Former state senator says campaign is running out of money 

FORMER DEMOCRATIC state senator Ben Downing on Tuesday ended his campaign for governor, citing inadequate financial resources.   “Unfortunately, we simply do not have the financial resources to continue,” Downing said in a statement. “While it’s painful to admit, that reality has brought this chapter to a close.”  Downing, 40, a Pittsfield native now living(...)

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