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Cory Booker, the New Jersey senator struggling to be the only black candidate on the Democratic debate stage this month, has warned that the party could hand re-election to Donald Trump unless it sends a more positive message to African American voters.Booker has just four days left to meet stringent criteria set by the party for the next televised primary debate, in Los Angeles on 19 December. Should he fail to make the cut, the participants will be exclusively white, with more billionaires on stage than black people. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/dec/08/cory-booker-black-vote-donald-trump-debate
Author : Ed Pilkington in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Publish date : 2019-12-08 16:47:10
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