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 BookerBooker fundraises off Biden announcement The symbol of 'Wakanda' and black political vision The Hill's Morning Report - Trump tells House investigators 'no' 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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CNN has hosted similar events for several other 2020 Democratic candidates, including Sens. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenColbert links large 2020 Dem field to Avengers: 'A group of every available person in the universe' Seven big decisions facing Biden in 2020 primary Sanders dominates, Buttigieg surges in 2020 social media battle MORE (D-Mass.), Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisThe symbol of 'Wakanda' and black political vision Seven big decisions facing Biden in 2020 primary Sanders dominates, Buttigieg surges in 2020 social media battle MORE (D-Calif.), Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharHarris wins town hall war among CNN viewers Cory Booker releases 10 years of tax returns Dems accuse White House of caving to Trump's 'ego' on Russian meddling MORE (D-Minn.) and Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersElection analyst says Biden could face uphill battle attracting small-dollar donors Gillibrand 'not worried' about being 'discounted' in 2020 race Biden's sloppy launch may cost him MORE (I-Vt.); Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardColbert links large 2020 Dem field to Avengers: 'A group of every available person in the universe' Eight 2020 Dems to meet at 'She the People' forum Gabbard: Trump, Pence 'try to hide the truth' of Saudi-inspired terrorist attacks from Christian supporters MORE (D-Hawaii); former Rep. John DelaneyJohn Kevin DelaneyDelaney slams 2020 rival Sanders for calling Israeli government 'racist' 2020 Dems rebuke Trump on Iran, say they'd put US back in nuclear deal Where 2020 Democratic candidates stand on impeachment MORE (D-Md.) and South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegColbert links large 2020 Dem field to Avengers: 'A group of every available person in the universe' The Hill's Morning Report - Trump tells House investigators 'no' Buttigieg draws new scrutiny, criticism MORE (D). The network is slated to host one with former Colorado Gov. John HickenlooperJohn Wright HickenlooperBiden doesn't match the Democrats' base Where 2020 Democratic candidates stand on impeachment Bernie Sanders claims his Sister Souljah moment MORE (D) on Wednesday.

Booker’s will be the first such CNN event in South Carolina, an early primary state where Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonForget the spin: Five unrefuted Mueller Report revelations Former senators launching effort to help Dems win rural votes Biden's announcement was a general election message, says political analyst MORE won decisively over Sanders in the 2016 Democratic contest due to strong African-American support.