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Cory Booker on debut of The Nightly Show

Larry Wilmore's debut of The Nightly Show last night on Comedy Central was impressive. Cory Booker was one of his first three guests - along with rapper Talib Kweli, comedian Bill Burr and show regular Shenaz Treasury - in a current events chat around big table that reads like a sharper, smarter, blacker and more direct version of Meet the Press. Show More Summary

Open Thread: Shovel Ready

Can you dig it? Anyone in DC need to be shoveled out? He may preach the gosple of self help but I think I can convince @SenRandPaul to grab a shovel & help. — Cory Booker (@CoryBooker) January 6, 2015 First day of the 114th Congress, and yes, every day will require shoveling. Open thread.

Good luck to Bonnie Watson Coleman, Cory Booker, and the entire 114th Congress

Right now, a trailblazer in a silver pixie cut is being sworn in as a freshman member of the United States Congress House of Representatives. New Jersey has never before sent a Black woman to Congress; she becomes our first. BWC is a...Show More Summary

Snowball Fight. After School. Be There.

Senator Cory Booker, Democrat of New Jersey, used the snowfall in Washington to take a playful jab at his ideological opposite, Senator Rand Paul, Republican of Kentucky.

2015 - Happy New Year - 2015

Happy New Year, Blue Jersey! And - Congratulations to Bergen County Exec Jim Tedesco, sworn in just a few minutes ago. And to Senator Cory Booker and Congresswoman-elect Bonnie Watson Coleman, who will be sworn in on January 6th - just a few days into the New Year.

Booker Gets Comfortable on Air Force One

Senator Cory Booker spoke to reporters on the back of Air Force One.

News Roundup & Open Thread for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

Jerseynomics Casino crisishurting small businesses. Christie to attend Obama speech at Joint Base today. Menendez and Booker also expected. Cory Booker finding road to reform is slow for junior senators Jackson: Sen. Cory Booker is out...Show More Summary

News Roundup & Open Thread for Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

In passionate speech on Senate floor, Cory Booker decries America's legal system He talked about how his parents trained him to behave around police, what to do with his hands, for fear of how he'd be treated, and decried incarceration rates for blacks and Latinos, and the lasting consequences of minor drug convictions. Show More Summary

Gun Control Supporter Cory Booker Campaigns for Mary Landrieu in Louisiana

Gun control-supporting Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) will campaign in Louisiana for his colleague, Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA), increasing the number of outspoken gun control proponents who are doing their best to defeat Landrieu's pro-Second Amendment challenger, Bill Cassidy (R-LA). Show More Summary

KeystoneXL defeated in the Senate

Update: Yes votes at 59. KeystoneXL is defeated in the Senate. Update: Voting is now underway. Bob Menendez and Cory Booker have both just voted No. WATCH LIVE via C-SPAN. We promised you earlier when we posted a comment from Sen. Booker that we would post Sen. Show More Summary

November 4, 2014 Electability Inequality

In the Senate race incumbent Cory Booker (D) during the election cycle by October 15 had receipts of almost $18 million. His challenger Jeff Bell (R) raised $518,000. Today we have not only income inequality but electability inequality. Show More Summary

The Second Wave: Updates As We Get 'Em

Results, mixed in with our sense of the zeitgeist: NBC projects Tom Wolf as the winner against PA Republican Gov. Tom Corbett. GOOD RIDDANCE! No numbers yet. Delaware's Chris Coons (D) keeps his seat. Cory Booker, Dick Durbin, Ed Markey all win. Fox News person was just talking about how lower gas prices are all thanks to Republicans — Asawin Suebsaeng (@swin24) November 5, 2014

Where's the Election Watch Party?

Here are the Election Watch & Victory Parties (depending). These are the ones we got notified about. Got info about more? Post in comments and we'll update what we can. State Dems with Cory Booker, Roy Cho (CD5) and Aimee Belgard (CD3) are up front. Show More Summary

Where are the candidates voting?

Well, I woke up feeling icky, so that sucks for me. Overslept. So, in this post I assembled last night, some of these folks have already voted. NJSen: Cory Booker 6:45 a.m. Roberto Clemente Shalom Towers 75 Clinton Avenue, Newark, N.J?. Show More Summary

Apparently Obama Didn't Ignore Buono Because of the First Letter in Her Name

promoted by Rosi Ohhh, great news for the Cory Booker (D) campaign -- President Barack Obama (D) taped a radio ad for Booker to help him overcome the 16 point lead he has over Jeff Bell (R). But gubernatorial candidate Barbara BuonoShow More Summary

Saturday Rally for Dems in Burlington County

Come and meet your Democratic candidates on Saturday night, November 1. Senator Cory Booker will be there to support Aimee Belgard for Congress, Mike Schmidt and Tom Pullion for Freeholder, and many of the local candidates. November 1 at 7:00 PM Knights of Columbus 55 JFK Way South, Willingboro

Saturday Rally for Dems in Ridgewood

promoted by Rosi Victory Rally U.S. Senator Cory Booker Roy Cho for Congress Jim Tedesco for County Executive David Ganz and Joan Voss for Freeholder When: Saturday, November 1 at 4:00 pm Where: Van Neste Square in Downtown Ridgewood...Show More Summary

Daily Beast Misses The Mark On History Of Cory Booker Opposition

Paging Olivia Nuzzi. You missed some stuff... (promoted by Rosi). With rumors swirling around Trenton and beyond that the hammer of a federal indictment is set to fall on those involved in the Newark Watershed scandal it is not surprising that someone wanted to get ahead of the curve and write a quasi-political obituary on Senator Cory Booker. Show More Summary

Daily Beast Misses The Mark On History Of Cory Booker Opposition

While there may (or may not) be a need in the near future to write a political obituary for Cory Booker it should be more inclusive and accurate than the recap published by the Daily Beast titled The Ugly Truth About Cory Booker, New Jersey’s Golden Boy by Olivia Nuzzi. Show More Summary

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