Ford's Out — and In 

No governor's race for the former congressman, who'll keynote annual Democratic dinner.

Monday saw Harold Ford Jr. take one step back from active involvement in Tennessee politics and one step forward. The former Memphis congressman formally removed himself from the Tennessee gubernatorial sweepstakes for 2010, urging his supporters "to align with one of the…

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