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News Roundup & Open Thread for Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The white supremacist who leads the racist group Charleston killer Dylann Roof says informed him, contributed to both Republicans who ran against New Jersey's first black member of the U.S. Senate, Cory Booker Former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan and D.C. Show More Summary

New Jersey Democrats spurn Christie, push slate of voting rights expansions

Senator Cory Booker recently called New Jersey's voter registration system an "absurdity."

Midday open thread: NTSB releases Amtrak report; flowers in the potholes protests; 0.01% taxpayers

Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is Facetime fools: Senators introduce Police Reporting of Information, Data and Evidence (Pride) Act: Senators Barbara Boxer of California and Cory Booker of New Jersey proposed legislation that would demand...Show More Summary

Cory Booker on Meet the Press: Infrastructure

Yesterday was a packed day, with President Obama in New Jersey. And today, I'm stuck at the car dealership. So I wanted to go back and pick up Sen. Cory Booker's appearance on Meet the Press Sunday. Chuck Todd pitches him the Republican claim that Democrats are trying to politicize Amtrak's Philadelphia derailment. Show More Summary

Cory Booker Explains To Chuck Todd That Yes, Lack Of Infrastructure Spending Does Cost Lives

How pathetic is it that someone actually has to explain this to Meet the Press host Chuck Todd? After this week's Amtrack derailment, the Republicans have all been screaming like a bunch of stuck pigs about how unfairly they're being...Show More Summary

News Roundup & Open Thread for Thursday, April 16, 2015

Washingtonia 5 NJ congress members oppose Christie;s $225M Exxon pollution deal - know which ones? Booker on the criminal-legal system: Justice doesn't have to be missing from equation. Cory Booker to fellow Congress members: 'Stop the pot hypocrisy'. Show More Summary

Cory Booker on the Supreme Court's coming marriage decision

Marriage equality heads back to the U.S. Supreme Court April 28th for oral arguments. The Court will likely decide whether or not all couples -- no matter where in America they live -- have the right to marry the person they love. Four...Show More Summary

News Roundup & Open Thread for Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

It's Hour #39 for Newark students staging a sit-in at Superintendent Cami Anderson's office. Where is Cami? Newark Students Union is demanding a meeting. Could Cory Booker's embrace of Rand Paul mean 2016 heartache for Chris Christie? Booker's partnership with Sen. Show More Summary

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

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

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.

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

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

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