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Dem Senator Scolds Andrea Mitchell for Politicizing Storm to Attack Christie

On MSNBC on Tuesday, New Jersey Democratic Senator Cory Booker admonished host Andrea Mitchell for trying to use the weekend blizzard to attack Republican Governor Chris Christie. After Mitchell wondered if Christie had “risked” hisShow More Summary

Cory Booker makes a forceful debut with Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail in Iowa

MARION, Iowa -- It was time for Iowans to hear from a different politician from New Jersey -- this time, a Democrat, Sen. Cory Booker joked, with a dig at GOP presidential candidate and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. The 46-year-old lawmaker -- a rising star in his party, and a possible vice presidential pick […]

Booker on Obama's final State of the Union

Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey weighs in on President Obama’s final State of the Union address.

Obama Endorses Booker Bill To Ban Anti-Gay Discrimination

WASHINGTON — Legislation sponsored by U.S. Sen. Cory Booker to ban discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered individuals has picked up an important supporter: President Obama. White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Tuesday that the president would support what is known as the Equality Act. Booker (D-N.J.) is one of the original sponsors [...]

Thanks for tracking Twitter, Matt Friedman

Matt Friedman notes this morning that a couple of Republican Assembly candidates have some things to say about Cory Booker, Barack Obama and a significant portion of the New Jersey (and presumably their districts') population. Reading...Show More Summary

Senator Cory Booker plays Hardball

Senator Cory Booker, D-N.J., talks to Chris Matthews about his latest efforts calling for reform to the criminal justice system and how he successfully made...

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

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

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