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 BookerFive reasons for Biden, GOP to be thankful this season Senators call for Smithsonian Latino, women's museums to be built on National Mall Booker headlining Democratic fundraiser in New Hampshire 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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Booker’s will be the first such CNN event in South Carolina, an early primary state where Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonPoll: Democracy is under attack, and more violence may be the future Popping the progressive bubble GOP primary in NH House race draws national spotlight MORE won decisively over Sanders in the 2016 Democratic contest due to strong African-American support.