Addisu Demissie, the campaign manager for Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), suggested in a memo Saturday that the Democratic presidential candidate will bow out of the race if he doesn't raise $1.7 million in 10 days. "Without a fundraising surge to close out this quarter, we do not see a legitimate long-term path forward," Demissie said. Later, in a call with reporters, Demissie answered in the affirmative when asked if Booker would drop out if the team fails to reach its goal. Booker did raise $1.4 million at the end of the first quarter, so it's not an inconceivable goal. Booker has struggled to bring in small donations — just 21 percent of his presidential fundraising comes from donors who gave $200 or less. He also spent more than he raised in the second fundraising quarter which ended in June.
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