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 [...]
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, D-N.J., talks to Chris Matthews about his latest efforts calling for reform to the criminal justice system and how he successfully made...
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.
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
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 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.
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 […]
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 […]
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
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
Nice timing, Senator
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 […]
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, New Jersey Democrat, on Thursday became the 35th senator to support President Barack Obama's nuclear agreement with Iran.
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
Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey urges Senator Cory Booker to oppose President Obama's deal to curtail Iran's nuclear program.
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
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
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