With twenty-some candidates still clogging the democratic artery, many on the left are praying for a swift end to the 2020 primary season.
At this point in the race, there are really only three viable candidates: Former Vice President Joe Biden, and Senators Liz Warren and Bernie Sanders. The rest of the field, including Kamala Harris, have been reduced to “also-rans”. The only problem is that few have been brave enough to admit it.
Cory Booker’s campaign looks to be next on the chopping block, with his team disseminating a dire message to his supporters this week.
Sen. Cory Booker’s (D-NJ) 2020 presidential campaign manager warned staffers in a memo that he may not be in the race much longer if the campaign does not raise $1.7 million in ten days.
Campaign manager Addisu Demissie issued the warning after pulling in a weaker-than-expected fundraising haul in early September, stating that to stay in the race, the campaign needs the $1.7 million before September 30, the end of the financial quarter.
“Without a fundraising surge to close out this quarter, we do not see a legitimate long-term path forward,” Demissie wrote in the Saturday memo to staff and supporters that NBC News obtained. “The next 10 days will determine whether Cory Booker can stay in this race.”
Cory Booker has failed to maintain any sort of significant polling numbers, landing just shy of 3% nationally at the current time.
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