The big question on many minds coming out of the Iowa Caucuses was whether and how many candidates would either quit the race or being relegated to ‘also-ran’ status.
That question was quickly answered after the prompt departure from race by Mike Huckabee, Rick Santorum and Rand Paul.
But that Carly Fiorina committed to remain in the race through New Hampshire was a surprise to some after her 1.9% finish in Iowa.
That she is only pulling 3% in New Hampshire according to RCP’s polling average has others arguing that it’s time for her to step aside.
And it became clear Thursday evening that ABC, the host of Saturday’s debate in New Hampshire, agreed.
Shortly after 5pm Eastern Time, ABC announced the line-up for the debate in which Fiorina was not included: Trump, Rubio, Cruz, Kasich, Bush, Christie and Carson.