Cory Booker celebrated the start of Black History Month on Feb. 1 by announcing his 2020 run for president.
Born in Washington, D.C. and raised in New Jersey, Booker served as Newark’s mayor for more than seven years. In 2013, Booker won a special election to represent New Jersey in the United States Senate, becoming the first African-American to do so for New Jersey.
In 2014, Booker was re-elected to a full six-year term.
Booker has studied at Stanford, Yale and Oxford, has never been married and is a vegan.
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