Cory Booker Ends Presidential Campaign After Polling, Money Struggles

The New Jersey senator's departure leaves 12 candidates (and only one African American) in the Democratic primary race.

  • Published 13 January 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrat Cory Booker dropped out of the presidential race Monday, ending a campaign whose message of unity and love failed to resonate in a political era marked by chaos and anxiety. His departure now leaves a field that was once the most diverse in history with just one remaining African American candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick. Since launching his campaign last February, Booker, a U.S. senator from New Jersey,… Read at AP News