Former NAACP president Ben Jealous continues to pull in endorsements in his bid for Maryland governor. The latest nod comes from U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.).
Booker called Jealous “one of the most compelling voices of the X Generation” and said he is “all in” to do whatever Jealous, a political neophyte, needs to help him win the 2018 Democratic nomination and unseat Gov. Larry Hogan (R).
Jealous is “a proven leader who brings an authentic voice,” said Booker, who described himself as a “raving fan.” He is part of “this next generation of leadership that brings with it an honoring of past tradition and innovative ideas in a more entrepreneurial way.”
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