Jon M. Huntsman, a former governor of Utah who had hoped to parlay a centrist approach to foreign and economic policies into a winning strategy for the Republican nomination for the presidency, has decided to withdraw from the race, his campaign manager told The Associated Press last night. He will endorse Romney this morning in South Carolina. Huntsman placed third in the New Hampshire primary last week after devoting almost his entire candidacy to an effort to win in the Granite State.
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