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Newark Residents To Hit The Polls, Choose Booker's Successor

AP | Posted 07.13.2014 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Ras Baraka, son of late militant poet and activist Amiri Baraka, declared victory Tuesday in the race to succeed Democratic U.S....

Without Cory Booker, City Faces Major Threat

AP | SAMANTHA HENRY | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest city is hitting some roadblocks just months after its rising-star mayor went off to Washington. A bold refo...

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 ...

HERE COMES CORY

Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

By KATIE ZEZIMA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Cory Booker has come to Washington. The former Newark mayor will be swor...

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 ...

'It's Complicated'

AP | KATIE ZEZIMA | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. -- NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Newark that Cory Booker is leaving behind as the state's newly elected U.S. senator is far more nuanced and ...

Paul Mocks Booker's 'Imaginary Friend'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) mocked Newark mayor and U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker for telling stories about a drug dealer named T-Bone, whose existence...

Cory Booker: 'Some Part Of Me Thinks It's Wonderful' People Think I'm Gay

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 08.30.2013 | Gay Voices

Cory Booker, mayor of Newark, NJ, is speaking out about gay rumors in a new Washington Post profile. Booker, who recently won the Democratic primar...

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....

AMAZING: Cory Booker Rescues Another Dog

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.01.2013 | Good News

Cory Booker has saved (another!) dog -- with Twitter's help. The Mayor of Newark, N.J., responded to a tweet on Thursday in which someone reported ...

Booker Move Threatens 'Substantial Setback' For Community

AP | KATIE ZEZIMA AND SAMANTHA HENRY | Posted 06.16.2013 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. -- Visits from Britain's prime minister, the Dalai Lama and assorted movie stars. A $100 million gift to the school system. Wall Street b...

What Cory Booker Does With $1 Million He's Earned From Speaking Gigs

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 03.06.2013 | Impact

Cory Booker could make some sweet side cash from his speaking engagements, but he chooses to donate it instead. The mayor of Newark has earned abou...

LOOK: Newark Mayor Penned Amazing Gay Rights Op-Ed While In College

Posted 01.10.2013 | Gay Voices

A poignant 1992 Op-Ed penned by Cory Booker when the future Newark mayor was still a student at Stanford University is making the blogosphere rounds. ...

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 To Live On Food Stamps After Making Twitter Challenge

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 11.21.2012 | Impact

Not content to simply rescue neighbors from burning buildings and invite cold Hurricane Sandy victims into his home, Cory Booker has a new plan to con...

Cory Booker Gives Newark Hundreds Of Free Hot Pockets

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.08.2012 | Home

We've known for quite some time that Cory Booker, the mayor of Newark, New Jersey, is awesome. Remember when he charged into a burning house and rescu...

The Rabbi and the Rhodes Scholar

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

There are those who believe that the black and Jewish communities share a common history of persecution. But being among the world's foremost victims is not the basis of our bond. Our relationship is built on shared faith rather than shared oppression.

Booker Addresses 'Meet The Press' Critics On Twitter

Benjamin Hart | Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics

Newark mayor Cory Booker sent out a series of impassioned tweets Thursday evening in response to continuing fallout from his appearance on "Meet The P...

Sam Stein

Are Cory Booker's Bain Remarks All That Good For Mitt Romney?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was evident, from the moment he lamented attacks on Bain Capital during an interview on "Meet The Press," that Cory Booker would find...

WATCH: Mayor Cory Booker Talks LGBTQ Policy In Newark

Darnell L. Moore | Posted 07.08.2012 | Gay Voices
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11 Things Cory Booker Could Save Us From

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.14.2012 | Comedy

Honestly, is there anything Cory Booker can't do? In case you haven't heard, the mayor of Newark saved a woman from a burning building (serously, we'r...

Mayor Cory Booker Of Newark Rescues Neighbor From Burning House

AP | SAMANTHA HENRY | Posted 06.13.2012 | Black Voices

NEWARK, N.J. — In a smoky stairwell, with embers falling from the ceiling and his neighbor slung over his shoulder, Cory Booker called it his "p...

Newark Mayor Taken To Hospital Following Fire Rescue

Posted 04.13.2012 | New York

Newark Mayor Cory Booker was treated and released from the hospital Thursday evening after helping to rescue his neighbors from their burning home. ...