The 2020 Democrats: Cory Booker

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Posted: Mar 05, 2019 12:00 PM
The 2020 Democrats: Cory Booker

Source: AP Photo/Steven Senne

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Quick Facts

Who: Cory Booker

State: New Jersey

Current Position: Senator of New Jersey

Campaign Website: https://corybooker.com/

Background: Booker attended Stanford University, receiving a BA in political science and an MA in sociology. Afterwards, he studied at the University of Oxford, earning an honors degree in U.S. history. He served two terms as the mayor of Newark. Afterwards, he ran for U.S. senate in 2013, a position he won and has held since.

 2020 Campaign & Endorsements

  • Date Announced: Feb. 1, 2019

  • Fundraising: $5 million in first quarter

  • Campaign Leadership: Addisu Demissie

  • Key Endorsements: Phil Murphy, Sheila Oliver, Tom Malinowski 

Political Positions

Criticisms/Controversies 

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