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NJEA's Congressional Endorsement list has one thumbs-up that seems counter-intuitive

Here is NJEA's endorsement list for NJ 2014 congressional races: U.S. Senate: Cory Booker (D) CD-1: Donald Norcross (D) CD-2: Rep. Frank A. LoBiondo (R) CD-3: Aimee Belgard (D) CD-4: No endorsement CD-5: Roy Cho (D) CD-6: Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. Show More Summary

Sen. Cory Booker Has Some Work To Do

If the election for U. S. Senate were held now the incumbent U.S. Senator Cory Booker would receive 47% of the vote and challenger Jeff Bell 37% according to a just-released Quinnipiac University poll. It is surprising that the race is so close. Show More Summary

News Roundup & Open Thread for Monday, Juy 28, 2014

Today's roundup brought to you by hot glue guns, little twinkle lights, and imagination at the Shore. Jackson: Federal report on Newark police department may come back to haunt Cory Booker Booker tried to stop the investigation in 2010...Show More Summary

Senator Cory Booker Caught Up In Newark Watershed Scandal

Though other scandals may be more prominent in New Jersey at present, the investigation into the corrupt practices of the Newark Watershed Conservation and Development Corporation (NWCDC) is slowly but surely making progress with Senator Cory Booker coming under scrutiny. Show More Summary

Cory Booker On "The Dark Side Of The NCAA Where Athletes Are Being Exploited"

Cory Booker was an athlete when he was in college, so this issue seems personal. The Senator doesn't want to see college athletes getting exploited anymore and got a little heated at a Senate hearing for collegiate athletics when fighting for students' rights. Show More Summary

News Roundup & Open Thread for Friday, July 11, 2014

Today's news roundup brought to you by sensational Jersey girls who shouldn't have to be so sensational. And by beautiful rescue dogs, with the news that Candy, a tortured pit bull rescued by Cory Booker, has died. Holtec gets a $260M...Show More Summary

Senators Cory Booker and Rand Paul Introduce Sweeping Criminal Justice Reform Bill

There is a new bipartisan effort to fix parts of broken criminal justice system. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced a broad reaching bill to make our criminal justice system fairer and less destructive.

News Roundup & Open Thread for Monday, June 23, 2014

Cory Booker's first floor fight in the U.S. Senate Jackson: Booker's push for truck safety is facing a roadblock. Braun: Hespe offers Cami a contract: Has Baraka been "played" already? Cami Anderson, the controversial state-imposed superintendent...Show More Summary

Senators Rand Paul and Cory Booker to Offer Medical Marijuana Amendment

Last month the House voted to prevent the Department of Justice from using funds to interfere with state medical marijuana programs and now the Senate will likely get its turn. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) will offer a similar amendment to the appropriations bill in the Senate, according to the Drug Policy Alliance.

NJ GOP Senate Primary: Fight Between Little-Knowns, Unknowns

NOTE FROM THE DOC: To borrow liberally from Kathy Griffin, this is political life on the "D" list! TRENTON (nj.com) — So who are these guys who want to challenge U.S. Sen. Cory Booker this November? With big-name Jersey Republicans staying on the sidelines against the popular Democrat, Tuesday’s GOP primary is a contest between the little-knowns and the…

News Roundup & Open Thread for Thursday, May 22, 2014

Education Embattled school chief Cami Anderson has friends in high places - Christie expresses support for Cami Anderson and her reforms but won't comment on her contract renewal. Braun: Is Cami leaving? Why Did Cory Booker and MarkShow More Summary

Photo of the Day: Selfie

I know I'm going to take crap for posting this. No doubt Cory Booker has left wreckage in his wake as he launched himself to a national profile from a tough job that nonetheless leaves, among others, a community struggling against a state-run school system they consider predatory. Show More Summary

Suckerberg: Facebook's $100 Million Education Donation Chiseled By Consultants

promoted by Rosi On Tuesday night Ras Baraka won Newark's mayoral electionall but formally ending the Cory Booker era. With the power of grass roots and union support Baraka overcame Booker's chosen establishment backed successor Shavar Jeffries. Show More Summary

Cory Booker's Helicopter

Cory Booker made an appearance today in Willingboro, flying in from his home in Newark on a taxpayer-funded helicopter, landing on a field adjacent to the town's senior center. Of course, this is false. When Booker comes to South Jersey, or anywhere else in the state for that matter, I've always seen him come by car. Show More Summary

Sen. Joe Manchin goes to bat for Kochs, for no real reason

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Both sides do it! But the Kochs are just peachy—Sen. Joe Manchin In 2012, it was Cory Booker defending Bain Capital. Now it's West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin defending the Kochs. “People want jobs. You don’t beat up people. I mean, IShow More Summary

Irony Of The Year: Jersey GOP Poll Fails To Register For Senate Race; Was Stuck In Traffic

The only thing that would have made this a better story would have been if he had been stuck in traffic on the George Washington Bridge. A would-be Republican Senate candidate won’t be challenging Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) because of traffic problems. The candidate, ex-FBI agent Rob Turkavage, was unable to file for the Republican […]

ACA: Get Online or Pay the Fine

Get Covered America yesterday held a Latino Health Care Enrollment Summit with U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker, Congressman Albio Sires and U. S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan. Quite an impressive list of speakers at a single event, but the cause is important not just for Latinos. Show More Summary

Cory Booker Gives First Senate Floor Speech On Extending Unemployment Insurance

promoted by Rosi US Senator Cory Booker took to the Senate floor yesterday to deliver his first speech. The Senator decided he would take the time he had to stand up for the families struggling and the need to extend unemployment insurance. You can see his speech below:

CNN's Reliable Sources Highlights Fox's Sen. Booker Faux Pas

From the January 26 edition of CNN's Reliable Sources: Previously: Fox News Forgets That Senator Cory Booker Exists

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