Articles Tagged 'Cory Booker'
Cory Booker’s 1992 column detailing ‘groping’ of high school friend resurfaces
A 1992 column by now-Sen. Cory Booker detailing his “groping” of a high school friend has resurfaced as he pushes to delay Supreme Court nominee…
2020 Dems jockey for position before midterm election
Senate Democrats with White House ambitions are stepping up their political activities, as the start of the 2020 presidential election cycle is less than 70…
Cory Booker sits front row for Menendez’s bribery trial
NEWARK, N.J. — In a show of support for his Garden State colleague, US Sen. Cory Booker showed up for the start of Sen. Robert…
Sarah Palin to Cory Booker: ‘Don’t be measuring the drapes’ on Capitol Hill
Former Alaska Gov. and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin jumped into the New Jersey race for Senate this weekend, lending her voice and celebrity status to her fellow GOPer, Steve Lonegan, and telling his Democratic contender to slow down — the finish line is still a ways away.
“Don’t be measuring the drapes there just quite yet,” Mrs. Palin said,…
New Jersey GOP Senate candidate: My win will be ‘earth-shaking’
Republican Steve Lonegan is going to mount an improbable win in New Jersey, he said, because the special Senate election there will be a referendum on President Obama and his healthcare law.
And he believes his win will be the key to overturning ObamaCare.
“The election on Oct. 16 is a national election because it’s going to be an…
Newark mayor and U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker’s flirtatious private messages with Portland stripper leaked – as she says she wants to be ‘his First Lady’
Newark Mayor Cory Booker has exchanged flirty messages with a stripper from Portland, BuzzFeed reports.
The woman, who goes by the name ‘Lynsie Lee’ on Twitter, shared direct messages between her and Booker from February.
‘And the East Coast loves you and by the East Coast, I mean me,’ Booker wrote. She replied, ‘Well now I’m blushing :)’ to…
NJ: Lonegan’s press conference at derelict ex-Booker property disrupted by protesters
NEWARK – Street operatives chanting “Cory, Cory, Cory,” this afternoon stampeded a press conference by Republican U.S. Senate candidate Steve Lonegan outside the derelict former property owned by Newark Mayor Cory Booker on Court Street.
The Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, Booker gave the property away for $1 but not before drawing the ire of neighbors who say the mayor…
Cory Booker Signs Up Two More Obama Veterans
Newark Mayor Cory Booker continues to tap into the Obama campaign apparatus, for his nascent New Jersey Senate special election campaign, hiring a grass-roots organizing team led by two former strategists for President Barack Obamaâ€™s 2012 campaign.
270 Strategies, run by Mitch Stewart and Jeremy Bird, will help Booker organize and get out the vote for whatâ€™s expected to be…
Book it: Cory Booker formally joins N.J. Senate race
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) â€” Newark Mayor Cory Booker on Saturday formally announced heâ€™s in the race to finish the U.S. Senate term of the late Frank Lautenberg.
The 44-year-old Democrat made his candidacy official at a news conference Saturday in Newark, New Jerseyâ€™s largest city. He was joined by former U.S. Sen. Bill Bradley, a former pro basketball player who…
Man Vs. Machine Primary for Open N.J. Senate Seat
Itâ€™s man vs. the machine: Newark Mayor Cory Booker and Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. are on track to have a New Jersey-style knockout primary for the Democratic Senate nod in 2014.
â€œIt changes the landscape,â€ Pallone said minutes after Sen. Frank R. Lautenbergâ€™s retirement announcement. â€œIâ€™ve always been interested in the Senate, and Iâ€™m going to continue to explore it.â€…