WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, criticized for campaign contributions from Wall Street and the drug industry, has sworn off corporate political action committee donations as he ponders whether to seek a run for the White House. Booker, D-N.J., made the announcement in a Twitter post. He joined three other potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, U.S.… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: February 15th, 2018 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2020 Presidential Politics, Cory Booker, New Jersey | Tags: 2020 Presidential Politics, New Jersey, Sen Cory Booker | 2 Comments »
The 2020 Democratic presidential primary is shaping up as a rhetorical race to the far left, and Sen. Cory A. Booker is making his bid for front-runner status with some of the most incendiary jabs to date. The New Jersey Democrat has accused Republicans of “treasonous” behavior for releasing an intelligence memo and staged a scolding… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: February 8th, 2018 | Author: admin | Filed under: 2020 Presidential Politics, Cory Booker, New Jersey | Tags: 2020 Presidential Politics, New Jersey, Sen Cory Booker | 3 Comments »
WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans and Democrats reached a deal Monday to reopen the government, with an end to the three-day shutdown expected by the end of the day. Most Senate Democrats agreed to fund the government through Feb. 8 after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., agreed to bring a separate bill allowing unauthorized immigrants brought… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: January 22nd, 2018 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Bob Menendez, Cory Booker, New Jersey | Tags: Government Shutdown, New Jersey, Sen Bob Mendendez, Sen Cory Booker | 2 Comments »
Senator Cory Booker is slated to travel to Montana next month (h/t The Auditor) to raise money for local Democrats.
Booker is considered a frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, despite his denials of interest in the office. We can expect him to make quite of few trips to Iowa and New Hampshire over the next couple years. But Montana? Montana’s 3 electoral votes have gone to the Republican candidate in each presidential election since 1952 when General Dwight D. Eisenhower defeated Illinois Governor Adlai Stevenson, except 1964 and 1992. President Trump beat Hillary Clinton in Montana by over 20%.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Cartoons, Cory Booker, New Jersey | Tags: 2020 Presidential Politics, Climate Change, Cory Booker, dinosaurs, Global Warming, Montana, Senator Cory Booker | 1 Comment »
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Cory Booker said Sunday that “people are so fearful” in the wake of Tuesday’s election and expressed “deep concern” about America’s future. Speaking on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Booker (D-N.J.) decried the tone of the just-concluded campaign run by President-elect Donald Trump, who received enough electoral votes to become U.S. chief executive… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: November 13th, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: 2016 Elections, 2016 Presidential Politics, Cory Booker, New Jersey | Tags: 2016 Election Results, 2016 Presidential politics, Donald Trump, Meet the Press, New Jersey, Sen Cory Booker | 6 Comments »
Belmar residents protesting the corrupt practices of Mayor “Lawless Matt” Doherty’s administration of local government were out in force last evening to greet Senator Cory Booker and other Democrats from throughout New Jersey who descended upon the Dirty Doherty home to raise funds for Monmouth County Democrat Chairman Vin Gopal’s quest to turn Monmouth County into Esssex, Hudson and Union counties.
Gopal greeted Booker with a warm embrace when the former Newark Mayor exited the black SUV that drove through the picket line to enter the Doherty estate.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Cory Booker, Mike Doherty, Monmouth County News, Vin Gopal | Tags: Cory Booker, Lawless Matt Doherty, Monmouth County News, Vin Gopal | 9 Comments »
Livingston and Newark events focus on ‘U.S. and Israel security’ Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) assured Jewish leaders “I made the decision which I believe most insures the safety United States and those who love Israel as well.” Photos by Robert Wiener Mark Levenson, chair of the NJ State Association of Jewish Federations, said “we are concerned… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: September 9th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Cory Booker, Iraq | Tags: Cory Booker, Iran Nuclear Deal, NJ Jewish News | Comments Off on Booker meets with Jews over Iran deal
WASHINGTON — The New Jersey congressional delegation is asking the Federal Emergency Management Agency to extend until Dec. 15 its deadline for receiving requests from Hurricane Sandy homeowners to reconsider their damage claims. The lawmakers, in a letter to FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate, sought another three months to give all homeowners enough time to contact the… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: August 16th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Bob Menendez, Chris Smith, Cory Booker, FEMA, Hurricane Sandy, Monmouth County News, RREM, Superstorm Sandy | Tags: Bob Mendendez, Congressman Chris Smith, Cory Booker, Craig Fugate, FEMA, FEMA deadline, Monmouth County News | Comments Off on N.J. lawmakers: Give homeowners 3 more months for Sandy claims