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Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) speaks during a Get Out the Vote Rally at the RiverCenter in Davenport on Oct. 8, 2018.

Name: Cory Booker

Age: 50

City, state: Newark, New Jersey

Known for: Cory Booker is a U.S. Senator from New Jersey, serving in his second term. Booker was the first African-American mayor of Newark and announced his candidacy on Feb. 1 — the first day of Black History Month. Booker supports healthcare reform, Medicare for all, the Green New Deal, and wants to legalize marijuana on the federal level. 

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"I'm here because of America. We drink deeply from wells that we did not dig," Booker told a crowd in Davenport on March 17.

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