Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) made a total of $1.3 million from 96 paid speeches from 2008 to April of 2013, BuzzFeed reports. "Booker paid roughly $467,000 in taxes on the speeches during the five year period... he gave nearly $620,000 -- or just under 75 percent of the earnings after taxes -- to charities and non-profits. Show More Summary
How Twitter has changed local politics (via The Christian Science Monitor) Newark Mayor Cory Booker has used his Twitter account to connect with his constituents on pertinent issues. Many of them have used social media to engage in political discourse or campaign for community action.(Twitter) Lynette Barnes, a southern New Jersey native, was initially hesitant [...]
NEW JERSEY: Cory Booker won’t walk to the Democratic nomination for Senate. Rep. Frank Pallone is running and slammed Booker yesterday. He accused him of “shirking his responsibilities” as mayor of Newark “accusing the city of failing to fund its obligatio …
Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) "has fired the first volley in what could be a contentious primary battle with Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) for the 2014 U.S. Senate nomination," the Newark Star Ledger reports. Pallone sent a scathing letter to Booker last week accusing him of withholding money from AIDS patients.
In case you were wondering, Lloyd Grove confirms Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D), who has kept out of the spotlight for the last several months, is indeed running for U.S. Senate. "He told me he has been interviewing potential campaignShow More Summary
Cory Booker has more than 1.3 million followers on Twitter. That's impressive by any measure, but when you consider Newark, N.J., the city of which he is mayor, has a population a quarter of that size, you understand why he is known by many as America's Mayor. Show More Summary
The Honorable Cory A. Booker, Mayor of the City of Newark, NJ invites residents, as well as business and civic leaders to support Higher Education “CBS This Morning” Co-Anchor Gayle King to serve as Honorary Chair Newark, NJ – UNCF (United...Show More Summary
Newark, N.J., mayor Corey Booker made headlines when he partnered with Jewelry for a Cause to turn illegal guns into jewelry to help fund gun buybacks, but now Fonderie 47 founder Peter Thum is suing Jewelry for a Cause for stealing his jewelry from guns idea. Show More Summary
Newark Mayor and popular imaginary boyfriend Cory Booker is mentioned in a federal lawsuit regarding an MTV anti-violence campaign to turn AK-47s into jewelry in Africa. Snoop Lion was also implicated. Read more...
Waywire, the hyped video site co-founded by Newark mayor Cory Booker, has released a new version of the service today that borrows plenty of design cues from Pinterest and adds some new functionality.
The social video network that Newark Mayor Cory Booker co-founded last June with the Twitter-ready name #waywire has moved a step closer to an official launch. On Tuesday, the would-be YouTube rival unveiled new features. They include...Show More Summary
Where do you put the videos you find around the web, and how do they express your identity? #Waywire 2.0 aims to be the answer. Co-founded by Newark Mayor Cory Booker and launched nine months ago, Waywire focused on original and user-generated content. Show More Summary
(The Root) -- With approximately 450 days left as mayor, Newark, N.J.'s Cory Booker must use his charisma to charm all of New Jersey if he indeed runs for Senate. But during Tuesday's media breakfast for black journalists, it was clear that his first order of business is to make Newark an example of his political acumen and economic savvy. Read full article...
A Newark man is under arrest for allegedly putting 78-year-old former Newark Mayor Sharpe James in a choke hold and stealing his gold chain. The suspect apparently had a hand in getting himself arrested. Newark police arrested 20-year-old Alhafeez Williams after he approached Port Authority...
Sharpe James, the infamous five-time mayor of Newark who was convicted of fraud, was mugged yesterday in Newark. The 77-year-old was apparently put in a chokehold while the suspect took his gold chain. Now, the police say they have arrested someone. [ more › ]
Revision3, a Discovery Digital Video Network, has signed a first-look deal with Max Benator, former executive producer for Newark NJ Mayor Cory Booker’s #waywire video network, to develop talent, channels and shows for Revision3?s expanding online video networks. Show More Summary
Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) told the Asbury Park Press that he is "very interested" in making a run for the U.S. Senate next year, setting up a possible showdown between the veteran lawmaker and Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D). Said Pallone: "I'm pursuing that and working on it on a daily basis. It's a very important part about what I want to do in the future."
Ahh yes, Sunday. WASHINGTON JOURNAL. ABC’S THIS WEEK: Archbishop of New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan. Roundtable: Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D-NJ),Rep. Peter King (R-NY), Matthew Dowd, Jeff Zeleny, Katrina vanden Heuvel. Religious Roundtable: Writer and religious scholar Reza Aslan; Rev. Show More Summary
The mayor is raising the possibility. The recent bloodshed at a Bergen Street bodega and an IHOP right across the street from busy University Hospital has Newark officials again talking about curfews and armed security. “Irvington closes their bars an hour before we do. East Orange closes restaurants at 10 p.m., so why in Newark [...]
This was a relatively quiet, contemplative week at Mashable, as we took you behind the scenes of both Newark Mayor Cory Booker's Reddit AMA and the new Pope's social media team The week was flush with Google news. Even as news junkies...Show More Summary