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
AP Images/Paul Sakuma N ew York–area voters had the opportunity this fall to cast their ballot for one of two Democrats who are divided by more than the Hudson River. Cory Booker, the Newark mayor, whom New Jersey’s electors sent to the U.S. 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
About 50 of Cory Booker’s family members and friends descended on D.C. to watch the former Newark mayor and Twitter rock star be sworn in Thursday by Joe Biden as New Jersey’s junior senator. Guests included Booker’s mother, Carolyn, and brothers, Cary and John Taylor, his rep confirms. Our colleague Ed O’Keefe reports that Booker’s […]
Newark mayor Cory Booker was sworn in to the U.S. Senate this morning by Vice President Joe Biden, bringing the Senate chamber to its feet. Booker won a special election earlier this month to fill the seat of the late...
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
(The Root) -- Cory Booker is officially a U.S. senator. Vice President Joe Biden swore in the former Newark, N.J., mayor, known for his boots-to-the-ground approach to governing, at noon today in the Old Senate Chamber of the U.S. Capitol. While...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
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
(NEWARK, N.J.) — Now that Mayor Cory Booker, who brought a worldwide spotlight and hundreds of millions of dollars to Newark, is heading to Washington, the question everyone wants to know is: Who will run New Jersey‘s largest city? The...Show More Summary
Newark Mayor, New Jersey Senator-elect and erstwhile startup fundraiser Cory Booker is back under the microscope for his Silicon Valley ties after hiring away a Facebook executive as a senior staffer. Fresh off his win in a special Senate...Show More Summary
The first tweet from @TheFixPoints was designed to perplex. Chris Cillizza, whose Washington Post micro-site The Fix has become the capital of a small media empire, tweeted news that Newark Mayor Cory Booker would not run for president in 2016. Show More Summary
Former Newark Mayor Cory Booker, freshly elected o fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Frank Lautenberg's death last June, says he looks forward to working with Republicans as well as Democrats on drug policy reforms such as eliminating mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent offenders. 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
NEWARK, New Jersey (Reuters) - When Cory Booker became mayor of Newark, New Jersey, in 2006, he said he was on a mission to help the hardscrabble city turn the corner on years of crime and decay and make it a national example of urban renewal.
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
Last night Jon Stewart took a look at the joy that went down in New Jersey yesterday when gay couples were allowed to marry, and Newark mayor Cory Booker was allowed to join them. Watch, AFTER THE JUMP... The Daily...
Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker, recently elected to the U.S. Senate and a keynote speaker at the Christian Catalyst conference in Atlanta earlier this month, had a protester removed from City Hall Monday after the man responded to his call for objections to a gay wedding ceremony by yelling that the marriage was "unlawful in the eyes of God and Jesus Christ."
This has been a big year for gay rights, with public opinion and public officials coming down on the side of equality. Today, New Jersey became the 14th state where same-sex couples can marry. At midnight, Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who was just elected to the Senate, presided over two gay marriages at City Hall. Show More Summary