And with the former California attorney general’s suspension of her White House campaign comes the natural question – which candidates will benefit from the senator’s departure?
Democratic strategists interviewed by Fox News agreed that the departure of Harris – the only black female candidate in the hunt for the nomination – won’t dramatically alter the horserace but could help, along the margins, some of the remaining candidates in the still large field of contenders.
Booker – one of two remaining black candidates in the race along with former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick – gets the most mentions. While the former Newark, New Jersey mayor is considered the best orator in the field and has built up talented teams in the early voting states, he remains low in the polls, has struggled with fundraising and for the first time may