Cory Booker and Rosario Dawson back different candidates after he dropped out
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Now that he's no longer in the 2020 White House race, Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerUSAID appointee alleges 'rampant anti-Christian sentiment' at agency OVERNIGHT ENERGY: EPA rule extends life of toxic coal ash ponds | Flint class action suit against Mich. officials can proceed, court rules | Senate Democrats introduce environmental justice bill Senate Democrats introduce environmental justice bill MORE and his girlfriend Rosario Dawson appear to be split politically.

The New Jersey Democrat — who ended his presidential bid in January — endorsed former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump campaign emails supporters encouraging mask-wearing: 'We have nothing to lose' Cuba spells trouble for Bass's VP hopes Democrats want Biden to debate Trump despite risks MORE on Monday. Biden "won't only win," Booker said in a tweet, "he'll show there's more that unites us than divides us."

But "Rent" actress Dawson said the next day that she's backing Biden's rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersCuba spells trouble for Bass's VP hopes Trump Spanish-language ad equates progressives, socialists Biden's tax plan may not add up MORE (I-Vt.).


"I got to vote for Bernie again and I did," Dawson, 40, said in a Tuesday message on Instagram.

"Whoever it is that you’re supporting I hope that you are doing it consciously, with heart and with a ballot," she added, urging Americans to register to vote.

"Turn out needs to be historic to drive home the message that we stand for something bigger and better than what we have now," Dawson wrote. The performer campaigned for Sanders during his 2016 presidential bid.

Dawson, who confirmed she was dating Booker last year, supported the 50-year-old senator’s White House campaign, hitting the trail with him in Iowa in December.

When Booker dropped out of the presidential race earlier this year, Dawson wrote on Twitter, "Cory, you continue to inspire me everyday. On this journey you and your remarkable team have represented the best in us and I know you will continue to."