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Democratic Presidential Candidate Cory Booker to Stump in Maine

Booker plans to make a stop at a cocktail fundraiser Saturday in Portland

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    Democratic Presidential Candidate Cory Booker to Stump in Maine
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    Senator Cory Booker, a Democrat from New Jersey and 2020 presidential candidate, speaks to members of the media during a campaign stop in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. Gun control, a sleeper issue so far in the race to replace Donald Trump, rose to the forefront after a pair of mass shootings, fueling fresh criticism from 2020 candidates over Trumps rhetoric. Photographer: Rachel Wisniewski/Bloomberg via Getty Images

    Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker is making a trip to Maine, making himself the fourth candidate to come to the Pine Tree State in this election cycle.

    Booker, a senator from New Jersey, plans to make a stop in Portland on Saturday. The Portland Press Herald reports the event will be a cocktail fundraiser. He's slated to appear at Halo at the Point at Thompson's Point in Portland at 5 p.m. for the ticketed event.

    It's a busy week for Booker, who also plans to unveil policy positions about climate change on Tuesday, according to a spokesman.

    U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont; South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg; and author Marianne Williamson have also made stops in Maine. They're part of a crowded Democratic field.

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