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Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) speaks during a Get Out the Vote Rally at the RiverCenter in Davenport on Oct. 8, 2018.

Name: Cory Booker

Age: 50

City, state: Newark, New Jersey

Known for: Cory Booker is a U.S. Senator from New Jersey, serving in his second term. Booker was the first African-American mayor of Newark and announced his candidacy on Feb. 1 — the first day of Black History Month. Booker supports healthcare reform, Medicare for all, the Green New Deal, and wants to legalize marijuana on the federal level. 

"I'm here because of America. We drink deeply from wells that we did not dig," Booker told a crowd in Davenport on March 17.

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