Booker plans 6 weekend events in New Hampshire

Sen. Cory Booker will hold six campaign events over three days in New Hampshire this weekend. It will be his first visit to the state since he formally announced his campaign for president. On Saturday, Booker will hold two events, a “conversation with Cory” in Portsmouth and a house party at the office of former New Hampshire State Senate Chris Meier. On Sunday, Booker will hold a meet and greet,

History on presidential candidates and running for two offices

Some history to go along with the new law that allows Cory Booker to run for president or vice president in 2020 while simultaneously seeking re-election to the United States Senate. No major party presidential nominee has ever run for two offices simultaneously. Franklin Roosevelt, Alfred Landon, and Adlai Stevenson declined to seek re-election as governor of their respective states when they ran for president. Bob Dole, whose Senate seat