Image copyright Reuters US Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker has announced he is ending his campaign after disappointing poll numbers.The New Jersey senator had failed to qualify for the Democratic debate on Tuesday in Iowa.Mr Booker had been touted as a rising star of his party, but was unable to garner enough support in a…

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US Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker has launched he is ending his advertising and marketing campaign after disappointing pollnumbers.

The Unique Jersey senator had did not qualify for the Democratic debate on Tuesday in Iowa.

Mr Booker had been touted as a rising well-known particular person of his occasion, nonetheless was as soon as unable to garner enough toughen in a crowded topic.

There are now 12 final Democrats in the flee for the White Residence.

“This day I’m suspending my advertising and marketing campaign for president with the same spirit with which it began,” Mr Booker said in a video asserting the pause of his advertising and marketing campaign.

“It is my faith in us, my faith in us collectively as a nation. We portion a approved distress and approved issues that can handiest be solved with a approved aim and a sense of approved trigger.”

Mr Booker polled a median of 2% nationally, in step with RealClearPolitics data, whereas entrance-runners Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders had been polling at 29% and 20% on common respectively.

He was as soon as furthermore unable to compare his competitors in fundraising; Politico reported he raised handiest $6m (£4.6m) as of October 2019 data, a long way no longer up to Mr Sanders, Mr Biden and fellow senator Elizabeth Warren.

Fellow Democratic contender Marianne Williamson quit the flee at the weekend, whereas Julian Castro, who was as soon as the ultimate Hispanic in the topic, dropped out of the flee earlier this month.

Loads of the final Democratic candidates are male and white, which is upsetting criticism for a occasion that prides itself on diversity.

Six Democratic White Residence hopefuls will use to the stage for a televised debate on Tuesday in Iowa. All of them are white; one is a girl.

Of the final contenders, handiest Asian-American Andrew Yang and Deval Patrick are no longer white.

The Washington Put up recently ran a column pronouncing that the Democrats “are beginning to leer admire a ‘Whites handiest’ occasion”.

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