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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....

Rebecca Klein

How New Jersey Legislators Are Standing Up To A Chris Christie Schools Appointee | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics

The New Jersey Legislature this year has seen the introduction of a series of bills and resolutions designed partly to curb one woman's influence over...

Rebecca Klein

Clearly, Newark Mayoral Race Candidates Aren't This School Leader's Biggest Fans | Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.28.2014 | Politics

One mayoral candidate says Newark School District Superintendent Cami Anderson should be fired. The other says he would confidently work with her if e...

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 Tries Stand-Up Comedy

Posted 08.23.2013 | Comedy

Cory Booker, the mayor of Newark and Democratic candidate for U.S. senate from the state, tried his hand at stand-up comedy on at the annual Stu Bykof...

Newark Mayor Visited President Obama To Make Amends After Bain Capital Flap

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

When Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) went off-message and defended private equity during a "Meet the Press" appearance in May, many Democrats were angry ...

Cory Booker To The Rescue: Newark Mayor Helps Pedestrian Hit By Car

Posted 06.23.2012 | Good News

Newark mayor Cory Booker just came to the rescue of yet another constituent. Earlier today, Booker tweeted that he'd chanced upon an accident scen...

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...

#CoryBookerStories Goes Viral After Newark Fire Rescue

Posted 04.13.2012 | New York

Cory Booker's heroic fire rescue on Thursday night has sparked a #CoryBookerStories hashtag where people are tweeting other superhero acts of the may...

Newark Mayor Cory Booker LiveTweets Hurricane Irene

Posted 10.30.2011 | Black Voices

Go ahead and complain about how New York City overreacted to Hurricane Irene. But Irene was a serious hurricane that has so far left 40 people dead, w...

That's A Lotsa Matzo: Huge Loaf Of Unleavened Bread In Newark

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

NEWARK, N.J. -- They're calling it the monster matzo. Kosher products maker Manischewitz rolled it out Tuesday to celebrate the opening of its new co...

WATCH: Cory Booker At Game Changers Party: Twitter Is An "Empowering Revolution"

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Newark's mayor Cory Booker, one of HuffPost's Game Changers in Politics in 2010, introduced Twitter co-founder Biz Stone at the Game Changers celebrat...

Cory Booker Is 41 Years Old

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John R. Bohrer

Cory Booker has become cliche: Newark's Savior-in-Progress. An image that's been marching in place for the better part of a decade.

Hundreds Welcome Ex-Mayor Home From Prison

AP | SAMANTHA HENRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York


Cory Booker Shovels Snow After Twitter Request (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Talk about a hands-on mayor. When Ravie Rave (@BigSixxRaven) tweeted at Cory Booker (@Corybooker) that her 65-year-old father needed help shoveling h...