Booker Drops Out

Headline Roundup January 13th, 2020

Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) announced the suspension of his presidential campaign via Twitter Monday. Booker's campaign struggled in the latest polls, causing him to miss Tuesday's Democratic debate.

Some voices on the left focused reporting on the Democratic primary's worsening lack of diversity. Most right-rated sources and voices concentrated on what supposedly led to Booker's failure.

Booker Drops Out

From the Left
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Cory Booker, the New Jersey senator who pitched himself as a candidate of hope and optimism, is suspending his presidential campaign, he said Monday.

Booker, who recently announced he had surpassed his fourth-quarter fundraising goal, said his operation would not have the money “to scale up and continue building a campaign that can win,” particularly with a Senate impeachment trial looming and because he would be absent from Tuesday’s debate.

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From the Center
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrat Cory Booker dropped out of the presidential race Monday, ending a campaign with a message of unity and love that 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, struggled to raise the type of money required to support a White House...

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From the Right
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New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker on Monday suspended his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination after struggling since the start to break into the top tier and failing to make the cut for the upcoming debate.

“It’s with a full heart that I share this news -- I’ve made the decision to suspend my campaign for president,” Booker said in an email to supporters.

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