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Cory Booker, Tim Scott Lead Senate Social-Media Rankings

About half of lawmakers are communicating directly with constituents on social media, according to a study released Wednesday analyzing members of Congress on social media.

Cory, Don't Block Senate Vote on Iran Deal

While Senator Cory Booker, one of the elected officials closest to the American Jewish community, has heartbreakingly announced his support for the Iran deal, it does not mean he has to support the Democrats plan to kill the vote onShow More Summary

Cory Booker Must Understand Jewish Outrage Over Iran Deal

On Tuesday my close friend Senator Cory Booker will meet with Jewish leaders at his office in Newark to confront the shock and outrage of American Jewry at his announcement last Thursday that he will support the Iran deal. If it's true,...Show More Summary

UH OH: EXCLUSIVE: In Damage Control Mode, Cory Booker Invites Jews to Emergency Summit; Senator scr…

UH OH: EXCLUSIVE: In Damage Control Mode, Cory Booker Invites Jews to Emergency Summit; Senator scrambles to save face—and future contributions—in the wake of support for Iran deal. My advice to the Jews: Make an example of him.

Ups and downs

  UP: Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) DOWN: Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) UP: Iran as issue in 2016 DOWN: Democrats’ chance to win the Senate back UP: Hugh Hewitt DOWN: Talk show radio hosts defending ignorance UP: Employed Americans DOWN:  Voters’ “right track” polling UP: Ben Carson DOWN: Political insiders UP: Socialist sentiment in the Democratic […]

Chris Christie: Cory Booker should be ashamed to back Iran deal

In the slow, steady movement of most Senate Democrats toward support for the Iran deal, there were few surprises. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) was one of them. Elected in 2013, the senator had a long record of support for Israel, which some traced back to his relationship with a controversial sect of Judaism. He was a friend […]

The Tragic and Troubling Support of Cory Booker for the Iran Deal

Nearly 25 years ago, I introduced Cory Booker to the Jewish community and had him serve as president of our Jewish student group at Oxford University, the L'Chaim Society. Ever since then, I have been proud to share a stage with himShow More Summary

News Roundup & Open Thread for Friday, September 4, 2015

Booker Decides on Iran After enough votes are tallied to sustain a potential presidential veto of Congress' disapproval of the Iran nuclear plan, Cory Booker joins the prevailing team. Naturally, Christie criticizes Booker for making a "political" decision. Show More Summary

Sen. Booker ends the myth of bipartisan support for Israel

The Iran deal is as big a threat to Israel as any event since the 1973 Yom Kippur War. The American people as a whole by a large majority oppose it, and yet a Democrat from New Jersey, Sen. Cory Booker, who has had excellent relations with the pro-Israel community, cannot bring himself to oppose […]

Booker, Warner, Heitkamp support Iran pact. 99 House members on board. Foes plan counter-attack

Cory Booker makes it 35. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey announced Thursday that he, too, will support the nuclear agreement with Iran. And Sen. Mark Warner did likewise. National Journal staff correspondent tweeted that Sen. Heidi Heitkamp says she will support the agreement: Mr. Show More Summary

Cory Booker Announces Support for Iran Nuclear Deal

Cory Booker, New Jersey Democrat, on Thursday became the 35th senator to support President Barack Obama's nuclear agreement with Iran.

Cory Booker: "I can be honest with you"

The above is the subject line in the senator's email to me yesterday. He goes on to say, "I know I can always be honest with you. And honestly, summer can be a really difficult time to raise money." OK I get it, and realize it's a tough season for soliciting donations. Show More Summary

Chris Christie Pushes Cory Booker to Oppose Iran Deal

Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey urges Senator Cory Booker to oppose President Obama's deal to curtail Iran's nuclear program.

News Roundup and Open Thread for Wednesday, August 19, 2015

TRANSPORTCLUSTER F After yesterday's Summit Meeting in Newark on a new trans-Hudson Tunnel, Christie, Sens. Cory Booker and Bob Menendez and U. S. Transportation Secretary Foxx said in a joint statement that they had a "substantive and...Show More Summary

HBO Writer-Producer David Simon Bashes Libertarian Impulses, Rhetoric as Racist

Television writer-producer David Simon, a Baltimore denizen whose acclaimed HBO series “The Wire” and “Treme” pushed liberal approaches to urban policy, sat down along with former Newark mayor-now New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker for an interview about the racial state of U.S. Show More Summary

Cory Booker caught in political squeeze over Iran deal

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker faces a familiar dilemma: Side with President Obama or the pro-Israel community that gave him more money during the 2014 election than any other member of Congress. Booker has yet to decide whether to vote for the...Show More Summary

Cory Booker, here's what I expect of you on Iran

HuffPo runs down the 15 wobbly Democrats who could make or break Pres. Obama's signature piece of diplomacy, the nuclear agreement with Iran. Listing Cory Booker, they cite a tweet from ally Rev. Al Sharpton, reminding Booker that posting nice quotes about war and poverty is inconsistent with a vote that might pull us back into battle. Show More Summary

On ABC's This Week , Sen. Cory Booker Highlights How The Voting Rights Act Is Under Threat On Its 50th Anniversary

From the August 9 edition of ABC's This Week with George Stephanopoulos: Previously: What Media Need To Know About The Debating GOP Candidates' Disdain For Voting Rights Right-Wing Media Accuse Clinton Of Playing "Race Card" For Supporting Expanded Voter Access Fox Spends The Day Running Defense For Likely GOP Candidates' Discriminatory Voting Laws

Onstage at TE Policy, a Bipartisan Call for Policies That Don't Screw Up Innovation

At left, Sean Parker, Sen. Cory Booker, Sen. Deb Fischer and David Kirkpatrick. (Photo by Rebecca Greenfield) By Adrienne Jane Burke Tech policy development may help strange bedfellows get better acquainted. At Techonomy Policy 2015Show More Summary

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