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  Tony Hall quits race for S.F. mayor, calling Newsom too entrenched
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Last EditedPatrick  Sep 08, 2007 05:52pm
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MediaNewspaper - San Francisco Chronicle
News DateFriday, August 31, 2007 11:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionTony Hall - the best-known candidate challenging San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom for reelection - is pulling out of the race, citing a lack of opposition in the city to a second term for the mayor.

Hall, a former San Francisco supervisor, made that announcement on ABC 7 Thursday, two days after he qualified to receive $50,000 in public funds for the race. Hall said he could not generate support among big-name donors.

"It's become apparent to me that there's not enough people willing to stand up and hold this mayor and his tremendous spin machine accountable for the ills that affect this city," Hall said.
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