Cory Booker kicks off 2020 presidential bid, heading to NH in two weeks.
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First-term U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., vowed to help “build a country where no one is forgotten” as he announced today (Friday) he would mount a campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020.
A former mayor of Newark, Booker, 49, made his campaign official with tweets and an email sent to supporters early this (Friday) morning. A series of media interviews were to follow, including an appearance on ABC-TV’s “The View” near midday.
Campaign officials confirmed Booker would come to New Hampshire two weeks from now during the President’s Day weekend. His first trips as a candidate will be first next weekend in Iowa, home of the first caucus, followed by stops days later in South Carolina, scheduled to hold the nation’s second primary after the Granite State’s in 2020.