While there may (or may not) be a need in the near future to write a political obituary for Cory Booker it should be more inclusive and accurate than the recap published by the Daily Beast titled The Ugly Truth About Cory Booker, New Jersey’s Golden Boy by Olivia Nuzzi. Nuzzi correctly notes that much of Booker’s popularity is built on hype and that his actual record as a mayor leaves a lot to be desired, but she also claims “few outside Newark noticed”and credits a right wing opposition researcher and writer and those of his views as the “only people” taking Booker to task for his record of mediocrity verging on venality.
|By: DSWright Wednesday October 29, 2014 2:25 pm|
|By: DSWright Wednesday July 16, 2014 2:15 pm|
Though other scandals may be more prominent in New Jersey at present, the investigation into the corrupt practices of the Newark Watershed Conservation and Development Corporation (NWCDC) is slowly but surely making progress with Senator Cory Booker coming under scrutiny. The NWCDC was charged with managing Newark’s water and was paid by the City of Newark $10 million a year to ensure the city had access to potable water.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday July 8, 2014 9:02 am|
There is a new bipartisan effort to fix parts of broken criminal justice system. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced a broad reaching bill to make our criminal justice system fairer and less destructive.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday June 19, 2014 3:21 pm|
Last month the House voted to prevent the Department of Justice from using funds to interfere with state medical marijuana programs and now the Senate will likely get its turn. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) will offer a similar amendment to the appropriations bill in the Senate, according to the Drug Policy Alliance.
|By: DSWright Wednesday May 14, 2014 2:20 pm|
In fact, between 2010 and 2012 over $20 million of Facebook’s gift and matching funds was sucked into Team Booker’s corrupt vortex. Instead of going to help the children of Newark the money went to the juiced in hacks and crass business interests that have been trying to bulldoze public education throughout America.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday October 17, 2013 7:30 am|
Senator-elect Cory Booker is only the fourth African-American ever elected to the United States Senate and he will be the only African-American Senator currently serving.
|By: Jon Walker Monday October 14, 2013 8:57 am|
Democrat Cory Booker is set to become the newest United States senator from the great state of New Jersey. While his lead has shrunk slightly as election day nears, he still holds a commanding 10 point advantage over Republican Steve Lonegan according to a new Monmouth University poll.
|By: DSWright Monday September 23, 2013 9:25 am|
It all started with “T-Bone”, a story Booker told about a drug dealer who first threatened Booker’s life only to later breakdown crying and asking Booker for help in turning his own life around. The problem? By all accounts there is no T-Bone. No steak name-sake exists.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday August 21, 2013 5:45 am|
here is little doubt that Newark Mayor Cory Booker is on track to be the newest United States Senator. In the first post-primary poll Booker is found to have a massive double digit lead over Republican rival Steve Lonegan in the special senate race.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday August 14, 2013 8:30 am|
Cory Booker is on track to becoming the newest Senator from New Jersey after easily winning the Democratic primary in the special Senate election. The special election is to replace the recently deceased Senator Frank Lautenberg (D). The low turnout election provided a decisive victory for Booker.