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Booker Burying Lonegan in Super PAC Cash Dash

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

When it comes to super PACs, U.S. Senate candidate and Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker loves demonizing those on the right -- even as he's enjoying massive support from those on the left.

Cory Booker's Single Status Should Not Be an Obstacle to His Political Career

Larry Atkins | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics
Larry Atkins

A major problem in Booker's future political career is cracking a glass ceiling. Not the ceiling of race, but the fact that he is a single male age 44 who has never married and doesn't have children.

Amanda Terkel

Cory Booker Unveils Plan For Criminal Justice Reform | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) on Wednesday morning announced an ambitious plan to reform the criminal justice system, promising to make i...

Steve Lonegan Says It's 'Weird' Cory Booker Won't Refute Gay Rumors: 'I Like Being A Guy'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

New Jersey GOP Senate candidate Steve Lonegan said on Tuesday he thinks it's "weird" that his opponent, Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D), won't put to res...

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

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 supports e-filing in theory, not in practice

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Michael Beckel August 16, 2013This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan investiga...

Booker Starts Senate Run

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

Newark Mayor Cory Booker is taking the steps to officially enter the August special election primary for New Jersey's open U.S. Senate seat. A Boo...

John Celock

Booker Expects Unity In Christie Fight | John Celock | Posted 05.25.2013 | Politics

ROSELLE, N.J. -- Newark Mayor Cory Booker is calling on Democrats in New Jersey to unite behind the party's gubernatorial candidate in an effort to st...

Cory Booker Geeks Out

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) put talk of his likely U.S. Senate campaign and love of Twitter aside Tuesday night to engage in a "Star Trek" trivia con...

Jennifer Bendery

Frank Lautenberg: Cory Booker Is Being 'Exceptionally Aggressive' About My Senate Seat | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) may have been joking last week when he suggested Newark Mayor Cory Booker deserved "a spanking" for tal...

Shots Fired: Cory Booker Called Out On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

Newark Mayor Cory Booker got into a brief feud on Twitter after a Star-Ledger article referred to his gun control stance as "centrist." Star-Ledger...

WATCH: Cory Booker Rescues Dog From Bitter Cold

Posted 01.25.2013 | New York

Last year, Newark Mayor Cory Booker saved a neighbor from a burning building. This year, he's rescued a local dog from the bitter cold. ABC 7 repo...

'If Only Flawless Candidates Could Run, There Wouldn't Be A Senate'

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) is exploring a Senate run for 2014, and not all of his fellow Democrats are on board with it. New Jersey Assembly Spea...

Senator Compares Potential Competitor To Naughty Child

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

Speaking publicly for the first time since Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker signaled interest in running for his Senate seat, Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-...

John Celock

Cory Booker's New Rival | John Celock | Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey's Assembly speaker has a warning for Cory Booker as the Newark mayor begins exploring a race for the U.S. Senate: Focus on Ne...

Cory Booker Wants To Put Guns In Your Jewelry Box

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker announced Thursday a new twist to his gun buyback initiative: melting down weapons and turning them into jewelry beari...

Oldest Senator Denies Retirement Report

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics

Sen. Frank Lautenberg's (D-N.J.) spokesman released a one-sentence statement Friday saying that a report on a New York City television station about L...

Cory Booker Puts His Hat In The Ring

Posted 01.11.2013 | Politics

BY GEOFF MULVIHILL, ASSOCIATED PRESS Newark Mayor Cory Booker has filed paperwork allowing him to raise money to run for the U.S. Senate in 2014, s...

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

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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. ...

After Newtown, Arming Parents and Schools Against Violence

Richard Buery | Posted 02.27.2013 | New York
Richard Buery

Gun control will not end violence in our communities, but it is a sensible strategy to reduce it. We must also focus on long-term strategies to create real opportunities for children growing up in poverty.

Cory Booker Enters Hawaii Senate Mix

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.27.2012 | Politics

Less than a week after indicating his own interest in seeking a U.S. Senate seat from New Jersey in 2014, Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) has taken to Tw...

Michael Calderone

NY Times Corrects Cory Booker Story, But Stands By It | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.21.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -– Newark Mayor Cory Booker took aim Monday at a recent front page New York Times article on his tenure as mayor, telling The Huffington Po...

Michael Calderone

Newark Mayor Slams 'Factually Wrong' New York Times Story | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.18.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Newark Mayor Cory Booker pushed back Monday against a front page New York Times story suggesting that his mayorship hasn't lived up to its...

John Celock

Dem: Booker Has 'Frozen' Party | John Celock | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics

A leading Democratic mayor in New Jersey who is considering running for governor said Wednesday that Newark Mayor Cory Booker's (D) decision to wait t...

Mayor Cory Booker Shines the Light

Monique Ruffin | Posted 02.10.2013 | Money
Monique Ruffin

The more we openly speak about the high cost of unhealthy food and how it particularly effects the poor, the more likely it is that our government, and each one of us individually, will do something about it.