Ben Affleck is no stranger to the fundraising circuit. The Argo auteur has personally passed the hat around for liberal politicians like Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker, using his celebrity clout to help pump up their respective coffers. Show More Summary
Uninspiring Newark Leadership: In a transition period between Cory Booker and next year's elections, we have Luis Quintana appointed a few weeks ago as Mayor and Mildred Crump appointed last night as Council President - two long-time elected officials from whom little can be expected. Show More Summary
Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) stands with his mother Carolyn and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) on the day of his swearing-in. Sunday, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand committed to stay with her original military sexual assault bill, which...Show More Summary
They all deserve protection. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's Military Justice Improvement Act continued picking up momentum Tuesday morning; after Democratic Sen. Cory Booker said Monday night he was co-sponsoring the plan, Republican Sen....Show More Summary
It’s Election Day across the country [USA Today] Newark’s New Mayor is no Cory Booker: “I don’t twit. I only walk. I don’t email. I don’t Facebook,” said Newark Mayor Luis Quintana, who was sworn in yesterday. [New Jersey Star Ledger]...Show More Summary
A little more than a week ago I was a wedding guest on a beautiful Hunterdon County morning. The first same-sex wedding in Clinton, NJ's history, performed by its mayor Janice Kovach. One of the brides was Wendy Berger, a key player in getting domestic partnerships in New Jersey, a step towards full marriage that seems long ago. Show More Summary
Cory Booker is on the road to Somerset Dems HQ, the freshly-minted United States Senator making the rounds of key campaigns up and down the state. Also here, is Marie Corfield, who PolitickerNJ gave a shout-out with its Purple HeartShow More Summary
Sen. Cory Booker and former Senators Jeff Chiesa and Frank Lautenberg. Yesterday at the brief swearing-in ceremony administered by Vice President Joe Biden Cory Booker was accompanied by New Jersey's senior Senator Bob Menendez. Joe Biden, famous for his bloopers, first referred to Senator Menendez as Frank, then as Fred, and finally as Bob. Show More Summary
Cory Booker was took the oath of office today and was sworn in as America's newest United States senator. New Jersey's senior senator, Bob Menendez, held the Bible, and a crowd of spectators (many of them who took the train from New Jersey together to see it) cheered him, as Vice President Joe Biden welcomed him to the Senate.
Former Newark Mayor Cory Booker was greeted with applause from the floor and gallery as he was sworn in as a U.S. senator Thursday by Vice President Joe Biden.
Vice President Joe Biden swears in former Newark Mayor Cory Booker to the United States Senate shortly after 12 PM ET on Thursday: Booker's introduction to the lunacy of Senate procedure was swift: Immediately after being sworn in, the Senate turned to a cloture vote aimed at defeating the GOP's filibuster of Rep. Show More Summary
Hours after resigning as mayor of Newark, Cory Booker arrived in Washington on Thursday to begin representing New Jersey in the U.S. Senate. Booker was sworn into office at noon, replaced Republican Jeff Chiesa, who was appointed interim senator by New Jersey’s Republican Gov. Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) - He doesn't get sworn into the U.S. Senate until Thursday afternoon, but Cory Booker's nameplate is already up outside his new office in the Senate Hart office building. Earlier this month, the two-term Democratic Mayor of Newark, New Jersey, won a special election to serve out the final 14 and a half […]
Happy Halloween Cory Booker: He resigned at Midnight as Mayor of Newark and will be sworn in at Noon today in the Capitol as New Jersey's newest U. S. Senator by Vice President Joe Biden. Booker has an appointment with President Obama at 3:00pm. Show More Summary
Just four days before Cory Booker - mayor of a city where so many residents are working at minimum wage - is sworn in as a United States Senator, he will join Sen. Barbara Buono in his city to call NJ voters to the polls to vote in an increase in our minimum wage. Show More Summary
What a month of firsts October has been for Cory Booker. Election to the U.S. Senate, his first federal office and a significant jump from Newark mayor. The loss of the first of his parents, just days before, a heartbreak. On MondayShow More Summary
Vice President Biden will administer oath to Cory Booker, New Jersey's first black senator.
Anatomy of a Serious Journalistic Error Star-Ledger's strange Christie endorsement and reader poll. Plus ICYMI, Maddow's reaction. Senator-Elect Cory Booker On his way out of Newark to D.C., he talks about who will be the next mayor (according to him) and what should happen on the ground in the city he's leaving as leader. Show More Summary
Ledger's bizarro endorsement of Christie Star-Ledger: Christie stinks but we hate teachers unions more. Braun: Star-Ledger wants us to vote for a man it calls a catastrophe and a fraud. No, thanks. Senator-Elect Cory Booker Booker names his chief of staff - picks a Facebook exec. Show More Summary
GOP's Steve Lonegan, defeated by Cory Booker, blames govt shutdown for Senate election loss.