Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story, which was based on reporting from The Guardian, stated that Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) blamed low African-American voter turnout for Donald Trump’s presidency. This post has been updated to note that Booker was referring to low overall voter turnout in the 2009…
I miss the old Cory Booker, the Newark, N.J., mayor who was so grassroots that he was like a New Jersey-born superhero who literally was saving people from burning buildings and pushing snowed-in cars to safety. Oh, Hurricane Sandy knocked your power out? No biggie, just slide over to Booker’s crib to watch Netflix…
Admittedly, there are times when witnessing the audacity of caucasity in its full splendor that there’s nothing left to do but marvel at it. Perhaps, if you’re feeling particularly magnanimous, you can even appreciate it. Not because of what it does but because that level of confidence and performative obliviousness…
Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) went back into his mayor-of-Newark, N.J., bag to call out Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on Tuesday for her inability to remember whether the president had used the word “shitholes” to describe African and Latin American nations.
Oprah Winfrey may rule out a 2020 run to end President Donald Trump’s reign of terror over this country, but Cory Booker might not. In Atlanta Saturday, the U.S. senator from New Jersey was a thunderous presence at the King Center’s annual Salute to Greatness Awards Gala, where he was the main honoree.
Sens. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) were appointed to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. This is only the second time in the 201-year history of the committee that anyone black has served on it, and the first time there have been two black people on the committee at once. Mark this down on…
Newark, N.J., police have beefed up the security for Sen. Cory Booker and his family following death threats, following an advisory from Newark’s Mayor Ras Baraka.
The story of Kalief Browder, the 22-year-old who committed suicide after spending nearly two years in solitary confinement at New York City’s notorious Rikers Island jail, is a tragic testament to a life snuffed out by a grinding, unflinching U.S. criminal-justice system.
More than $70 trillion in federal dollars are managed by registered asset-management firms in the United States, but less than 1 percent of those dollars are handled by minority- or women-owed (MWO) firms, according to a new report released Wednesday by the U.S. Government Accountability Office.
Editor’s note: We revised this post after Sen. Cory Booker’s representatives contacted us to say that T-Bone is a real person.
If anyone can beat the evil Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his hatred for marijuana, it’s the young, charming Democratic senator from New Jersey, Cory Booker.
I’m really confused right now, but I’m just going with it and writing this piece anyway. As it turns out, actress Mindy Kaling and Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) may have a dinner date coming up after a strangely flirtatious Twitter exchange about the actress’s show.
Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) will testify Wednesday against Jeff Sessions' nomination to become U.S. attorney general, making Booker the first sitting senator to oppose another sitting senator for a Cabinet position.
New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker isn't at all disturbed by Donald Trump's attack on him after Booker's speech at the Democratic National Convention on Monday. In fact, Booker has taken to responding to Trump with love, CNN notes.
New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker is no longer flat out denying that he is being vetted as a potential running mate for Hillary Clinton, a change from just weeks ago. He is now referring questions of the sort to “the Clinton campaign.”