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Politics 'I Need Help': Cory Booker Pleads for Campaign Donations, Reiterates Message of Love and Unity

19:55  01 december  2019
19:55  01 december  2019 Source:   newsweek.com

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Cory Booker kicked off Wednesday night’s town hall by channeling the skeptics and asking what he says to people who don’t believe he can defeat President Donald Trump in 2020 on the promise of “ love and unity .” Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker 's campaign has been small, but

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker reiterated his calls for unity and an end to partisan "tribalism" in Washington, pleading with American voters to reconsider and donate to his 2020 presidential campaign. 

Cory Booker wearing a suit and tie: Cory Booker said no other Democratic candidate has more endorsements than him from local Iowa and New Hampshire leaders and he reiterated his call for © JOE RAEDLE / Staff/Getty Images Cory Booker said no other Democratic candidate has more endorsements than him from local Iowa and New Hampshire leaders and he reiterated his call for "love and unity" in America.

Booker, whose campaign has been struggling in polls and fundraising, appeared on CBS' Face the Nation Sunday. Host John Dickerson repeatedly questioned if Booker's message of "love and unity" is resonating with Americans given that he's struggled to gain much traction on the campaign trail or in polls. Booker brushed off that suggestion and said he has more endorsements from local leaders than any other candidate.  

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Cory Booker has promised to run a relentlessly positive and unifying campaign , preaching love as an antidote to the nation's ills during his first trip to Iowa as Whether Democratic voters think a candidate wrapped in a message of love has the mettle to beat Trump might be one the fundamental questions

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"You're struggling to stay alive," Dickerson told the Democratic contender. "You talk about love and unity. You've talked about that throughout. Is that message not selling?" 

"Well it is, in the sense that right now we see from local leaders in Iowa and New Hampshire there's no candidate who has more endorsements than I do from folks on the ground who are trying to make things happen for the American people," Booker replied. 

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"We see my favorability is now number three, we're now number three in Iowa, so it's working, it's not translating to people choosing me in the polls, this is why we're making more ads and hopefully more people go to my website and make contributions so we can do more of that," he added.  \

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Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey announced that he is running for president in 2020. Here’s what you need to know about him.CreditCredit Bryan His message of unity also comes amid a fractured Democratic coalition, where far-left progressives like Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez view

If the Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker runs a successful campaign through 2020, he could enter the White House as one of only a few presidents Mr. Booker , a United States senator from New Jersey and the former mayor of Newark, has campaigned on a message of unity since he

Booker said the primary reason he first entered the 2020 race was to "affirm that the lines that divide us are not as strong as the ties that bind us. I'm running for president because I think the next president, especially after this one, has to be a healer, has to put 'indivisible' back into this one nation under God."

The next debate on December 19 will be hosted by Politico and PBS NewsHour, and requires candidates to have at least 200,000 donors, with 800 of this individual donors coming from 20 different states. "Is your campaign facing a do-or-die moment in terms of getting on the campaign stage?" Dickerson asked. 

"It's one of those moments where--and people have responded to this before--that if you want me in this race, that if you want my voice and my message, which is resonating, then I need help," Booker said. "I need people to go to CoryBooker.com and contribute so we can do what I see a lot of the billionaires in the race [are] doing, which is just running non-stop ads to boost their poll numbers." 

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Cory Booker 's got big money, Big Pharma and big dreams of the Presidency. Can he have all "So Democrats are like, ‘Yeah, I want that, but I need more before I trust you just because you call During a trip to Iowa in October to campaign for the midterm elections, I watched as Booker went out of his

"I'm not taking corporate PAC money, I'm running on individual contributions and that's what we're going to need to keep going," he continued. 

Recently, a pro-Booker Super PAC, United We Win, is running an ad in Des Moines and Cedar Rapids, Iowa, which takes aim at South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg. Booker appeared surprised by the ad during a Friday appearance on CNN in which a brief clip of the ad was aired. Booker has long claimed to disavow PAC money for his 2020 campaign. 

Booker also told CBS News on Sunday that partisanship is becoming "tribalism," and that Americans are hating each other simply "because we vote differently."

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Booker campaign rakes in $1 million after Harris exits 2020 race .
In just a few days, Sen. Cory Booker's presidential campaign raised more than $1 million dollars after Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) left the Democratic primary contest and amid the New Jersey Democrat's calls for more diversity in the race. Booker's campaign received the cash between Tuesday, the day Harris suspended her campaign, and Friday, CNN reported Saturday, citing the Booker campaign. In just a few days, Sen. Cory Booker's presidential campaign raised more than $1 million dollars after Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) left the Democratic primary contest and amid the New Jersey Democrat's calls for more diversity in the race.

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