strong>Cory Booker's victory in last night's special election for New Jersey's open U.S. Senate seat was preordained even before state Republican voters gifted him the election by nominating Steve Lonegan, a cartoonish tea party gasbag with phenomenally poor taste in advisers, as his opponent. Show More Summary
MSNBC contributor Goldie Taylor, as well as an MSNBC reporter, fell for a parody account about a conservative Republican congressman tweeting out something racist about President Obama and Cory Booker.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker has won the New Jersey Senate special election, defeating Republican challenger Steve Lonegan.
An aide for Republican New Jersey Senate candidate Steve Lonegan went on a strange, sexually-charged rant against Cory Booker in an interview with Talking Points Memo.
A few weeks ago, stripper Lynsie Lee became the subject of intense media attention over some private Twitter messages that she had shared with Newark Mayor and US Senate candidate Cory Booker (D-NJ). Those months-old messages pushed her, reluctantly, into the spotlight. Show More Summary
Geraldo Rivera joined Bill O'Reilly Friday night to react to the news about Cory Booker getting in hot water for sending a Twitter DM to a stripper, saying he thought this was a plant to dispel the gay rumors.
Thursday morning's Morning Joe got an early start on Wednesday's late-breaking news that Twitter addict and Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D-NJ) sent scandalously innocuous private Twitter messages to hilarious stripper Lynsie Lee, but host Joe Scarborough got a key fact wrong. The crew treated the news with that thread-the-needle mix of...
Buzzfeed's Benny Johnson broke the tongue-wagging story of Newark Mayor Cory Booker's Twitter Direct Message to a hilarious Portland, Oregon stripper named Lynsie Lee, who works at a vegan strip club called Casa Diablo. Although Johnson's...Show More Summary
The National Review has been working at picking apart some of Newark Mayor Cory Booker's (D-NJ) campaign anecdotes, including the story of shooting victim Wazn Miller, whom Booker has said lay dying in his arms shortly after being gunned down on a Newark street. Show More Summary
Conservative publication National Review is suing Newark mayor Cory Booker to obtain state records so they can check the authenticity of a story Booker told about a man who died in his arms.
Newark mayor and New Jersey Senate candidate Cory Booker sat down with MSNBC's Chris Hayes for a wide-ranging interview tonight that also touched upon the rumors that Booker might be gay. Booker has denied nothing, merely dismissed it as ridiculous, and Thursday night Hayes surprisingly pushed back against Booker. Show More Summary
New Jersey Senate candidate Cory Booker has a friend: T-Bone, the drug dealer. T-Bone once attempted to rob Booker at only to later become the Newark mayor’s friend and confidant. This tale made its way into Booker’s stump speeches when he first ran for mayor. The problem with this often told tale, according to National Review’s Eliana Johnson, T-Bone never existed.
In a recent interview, Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D-Krypton) admirably responded to gay rumors by refusing to accept the premise that such rumors are damaging, which prompted Republican challenger Steve Lonegan (Snowball- Hell) to make Gov. Show More Summary
Newark mayor and almost-guaranteed future New Jersey senator Cory Booker has done some dating, but he hasn't settled down yet, leading to rumor-mongering in some circles that Booker might be gay. In a huge Washington Post profile about...Show More Summary
Television host and entertainment mogul Oprah Winfrey has been a vocal and public back of Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s political career for several years. Winfrey recently endorsed and held fundraisers for Booker’s bid for U.S. Senate, but the candidate’s Republican opponent’s wife is asking the entertainer to take another look at the race. Show More Summary
The New Jersey special Senate election has really been heating up on the Democratic side, with Cory Booker way in the lead and his primary rivals doing their best to knock him down a peg or two. Not much attention has been paid to the...Show More Summary
On Tuesday, The Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald will host an online town hall with Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ). Holt is running against Newark’s Democratic Mayor Cory Booker to be his party’s nominee to replace the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ). Show More Summary
“I’m here today to officially announce my candidacy to be New Jersey’s next United States senator,” Cory Booker said at a Newark press conference Saturday morning. Booker is running to fill the seat of the late Frank Lautenberg, whom he called a “giant in the United States Senate.” The Newark mayor will face a primary [...]
Geraldo Rivera recently announced that he's pondering a possible Senate run in New Jersey — to lead "a new vitalization of the Republican Party." On Sunday, Rivera took a shot at Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who could potentially be his Democratic opponent, and his famed Twitter feed.
New Jersey Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg anouced today that he will not seek reelection to the U.S. Senate in 2014, opening up an opportunity for Newark Mayor Cory Booker – who has expressed interest in Lautenberg’s seat – to mount a statewide campaign.