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Oh Look, Another Democrat Stronghold Has Excess Lead in the Water

Don’t worry, though, Democrat golden boy and former Newark Mayor Cory Booker won’t be held responsible. The blame will eventually go to Trump’s new BFF, Fat Judas. Lead levels have been elevated in Newark schools since at least 2012, officials … Continued

Cory Booker Sheds His Taylor Swift Image with United

Then Newark Mayor Cory Booker was made for the social media, 24/7 cable news network times we live in. As mayor, he would direct city resources to snowbound residents via twitter. He became an honest to god action hero when he saved a woman from a burning building. Show More Summary

Cory Booker Awkwardly Won’t Agree with Bill Clinton That Bernie Fans Are Like Tea Party

4 months agoNews : Mediaite

Former Newark Mayor and current U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) was a great mayor, and is a great senator, but he really needs to work on his campaign surrogacy game.

David Simon Talks About His New Miniseries – About Housing Desegregation – With Sen. Cory Booker

10 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“In the edited conversation that follows, Mr. Booker” – former mayor of Newark, now U.S. Senator from New Jersey – “and Mr. Simon traded ideas about cities as America’s future, where not just the economy and creative capital but also equality and justice need to be worked out.”

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

Booker Is Writing a Memoir

Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) is set to release a memoir entitled United in January, the Wall Street Journal reports. “The book will trace the New Jersey native’s life from Rhodes Scholar and two-term mayor of Newark to the U.S. Senate. [...

Cory Booker Inks Book Deal

Cory Booker, the former mayor of Newark and the Democratic senator from New Jersey, has signed a book deal with Ballantine Bantam Dell. The book, entitled United, will be Booker’s vision of how to revitalize the American dream and will share insight into his policy ideas. Show More Summary

Cory Booker Responds To Internet Trolls In The Best Way Possible -- With Kindness

As a politician and Twitter celebrity, it’s no surprise that Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) is bombarded by abuse from Internet trolls on a regular basis. But trolls seem to be no match for the former Newark mayor. On Sunday, Booker tweeted...Show More Summary

Comcast Ghost-Wrote Letters for U.S. Politicians

Cory Doctorow, Boing Boing: Letters sent to the FCC in favor of Comcast's proposed Time Warner Cable merger came from Mayor Jere Wood of Roswell, GA; Councilor Todd Wodraska of Jupiter, FL; Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown and many other politicians -- all written in whole or part by Comcast's staffers and lobbyists. Show More Summary

Watch the Trailer for the Gripping Documentary ‘Point and Shoot’

Marshall Curry made his documentary bones by capturing a young mayoral candidate named Cory Booker in the extraordinary Street… Read More

Cory Booker, U.S. senator

On Oct. 31, 2013, Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker became the first African-American U.S. senator representing the state of New Jersey, winning a special election after incumbent Frank Lautenberg died in office. Booker has proven to be...Show More Summary

Senator Cory Booker on Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Conan O'Brien

The former mayor of Newark is known for his focus on small business and his appreciation of technology--especially Twitter.

Common ground

CORY BOOKER and Rand Paul hardly seem like natural bedfellows. Mr Booker, the former mayor of Newark and now a junior senator from New Jersey, has devoted himself to finding big-government solutions to seemingly intractable problemsShow 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

Ras Baraka elected mayor of Newark, N.J., replacing Cory Booker

A onetime school principal who has deep roots in Newark’s Democratic  establishment has won the New Jersey city’s mayoral race, beating back a challenge from an attorney who ran on a platform of change. Ras Baraka, son of the late poet Amiri Baraka, won with strong support from teachers...

Newark, N.J., voters go to polls to chose successor to Cory Booker

The last time they voted for mayor, residents of Newark, New Jersey’s largest city, chose the guy who was famous for saving a neighbor from a burning building, befriending Oprah Winfrey and convincing Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to give millions of dollars to the city’s schools. This...

Mark Zuckerberg Gave New Jersey $100 Million And It Looks Like It Was A Total Waste

In the Fall of 2010, Mark Zuckerberg announced on Oprah that he would be making a generous gift to Newark, New Jersey. As Oprah said, in her Oprah way, "One. Hundred. Million. Dollars." would be given to Newark Mayor Cory Booker and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie as the three began the Startup:Education Foundation. Show More Summary

Cory Booker Can Talk Donald Sterling, Mum on Newark Deputy Chief Accused of Racism, Corruption

2 years agoNews : Reason

You can’t say New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker doesn’t know how to get attention. While he was mayor of Newark, his critics bemoaned his "Hollywood" status. He’s got more Twitter followers than there are residents in the city he led for almost eight years. Show More Summary

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