Stacey Dash abandons race for Congress – here’s why she gave up

Fox News favorite and Hollywood actress Stacey Dash has given up her campaign for a seat in Congress representing California’s 44th district.

Here’s why she gave up

In a statement released Friday, Dash gave her reasons for abandoning the campaign.

“I started this run with the intention to address the pressing issues in the district where I live,” she said in a statement posted to her Twitter account. “I hoped, and remain hopeful, that I can assist people living here on the national level. My goal was, and remains, to improve the lives of people who have been forgotten for decades by the Democratic Party.”

“At this point, I believe that the overall bitterness surrounding our political process, participating in the rigors of campaigning, and holding elected office would be detrimental to the health and wellbeing of my family,” she explained. “I would never want to betray the personal and spiritual principles …