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Cory Booker Is Now A U.S. Senator

AP | KATIE ZEZIMA | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker was sworn in as a Democratic senator from New Jersey on Thursday, taking the ...

Meet The Man Expected To Fill Cory Booker's Shoes

AP | KATIE ZEZIMA | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. -- NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Now that Mayor Cory Booker, who brought a worldwide spotlight and hundreds of millions of dollars to Newark, is ...

Cory Booker Celebrates Senate Win: I'm A 'Scrapper'

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI and KATIE ZEZIMA | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. -- NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — U.S. senator-elect Cory Booker said Thursday he's ready to go to Washington and is not afraid if he "breaks dish...

Booker Faces Local Challenges Amid Campaign

AP | KATIE ZEZIMA | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. -- Mayor Cory Booker, with six weeks left in his campaign for a U.S. Senate seat, is grappling with a surge in violence that has left nin...

Booker Condemns Drug War's 'Tremendous Failure'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

On Sunday, Newark Mayor and U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker (D) took to Twitter to condemn the war on drugs, characterizing the federal government's...

Booker Anticipates GOP Support In Battle Against Tea Party Favorite

AP | KATIE ZEZIMA and ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. — Though New Jersey voters have consistently rejected Republicans – even moderate ones – running for U.S. Senate over t...

Cory Booker Praises Tea Party Foes

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

Hours before New Jersey voters headed to the polls to choose their candidates for the state's 2013 U.S. Senate race, Newark (N.J.) Mayor Cory Booker d...

Booker Ties To Silicon Valley Raise 'Serious Questions'

Vice | Matt Taylor | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

Cory Booker, the mayor of Newark, New Jersey, is one of the hippest, most tech-savvy politicians in the country....

Booker Presses Federal Government On 'Collaboration'

Reuters | Corrie MacLaggan | Posted 05.10.2013 | Politics

By Corrie MacLaggan AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Cory Booker, the constantly tweeting mayor of Newark, New Jersey, who intends to run for ...

The Man To Take Down Chris Christie?

The New York Times | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

When snow blanketed this city two Christmases ago, Mayor Cory A. Booker was celebrated around the nation for personally shoveling out residents who ha...

Cory Booker Takes Aim At 'Vulnerable' Christie

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics

Newark, N.J. Mayor Cory Booker (D) continued to stir speculation about his potential aspirations for the New Jersey governorship on Monday, hitting cu...