Reading Booker: Will Cory Booker’s politics lean further left as he eyes a 2020 bid?

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Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., addresses supporters during an election night victory gathering, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., addresses supporters during an election night victory gathering, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Will he or won’t he? New Jersey U.S. Senator Cory Booker is soon expected to answer the question of whether he’ll jump into the 2020 presidential race. He’s been positioning himself for this moment for years, building a national brand that combined liberal ideals with personal heroics. On today’s episode of The Why, NJTV Senior Correspondent David Cruz joins us to talk about Booker’s political evolution, and why his rhetoric has changed as he tries to court the most progressive wing of the Democratic Party.

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