CNN to host town hall with Cory Booker in South Carolina

CNN to host town hall with Cory Booker in South Carolina
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CNN will host a town hall with Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerTrump tweets, rally chant dominate Sunday shows as president continues attacks Sunday shows - Fallout over Trump tweets Booker: Trump is 'worse than a racist' MORE (N.J.) next week, the network announced Tuesday.

Network host Don Lemon will moderate the event, slated for March 27 in Orangeburg, S.C., according to CNN.

Seating for the event will be distributed by the state Democratic Party, along with South Carolina State University and Claflin University, two historically black colleges.

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