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Sen. Cory Booker Endorses Joe Biden

The New York Times reports: Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey endorsed former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. for president on Monday, adding to what has become a nearly complete consolidation of support from Mr. Biden’s former top rivals to push him to the Democratic nomination. Mr. Booker’s endorsement comes 24 hours after Senator Kamala Harris of California endorsed …

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Actress Rosario Dawson Comes Out As Bisexual

This is only news due to the Cory Booker connection, which the cultists will surely leap upon. Entertainment Tonight reports: Rosario Dawson is proud of the love in her life. The 40-year-old Briarpatch star opens up in a new interview about questions surrounding her sexuality following a 2018 Pride month post. “People kept saying that I [came out]… I didn’t …

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Booker: No Endorsement Yet, VP Slot Not Off The Table

The Associated Press reports: Sen. Cory Booker says he is not making any immediate endorsement for president now that he has dropped out of the race for the Democratic nomination and will focus on his Senate reelection. Booker told “CBS This Morning” on Tuesday, a day after, that he eventually might endorse someone in before the party’s nominating convention this …

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BREAKING: Sen. Cory Booker Exits Presidential Race

Insider New Jersey reports: Cory Booker this morning formally opted out of the 2020 presidential race. The junior senator from New Jersey and former mayor of Newark ran up against the money factor and had to take a knee prior to what he hoped would be a competitive showing in early primary states despite what the polls showed. “Nearly one …

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Cory Booker Reports $6.6 Million In Q4 Fundraising

Axios reports: Sen. Cory Booker’s campaign said Friday it raised $6.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2019. While the Q4 sum is the biggest the Booker campaign has collected during his presidential run, it is still smaller than the majority of his 2020 rivals who have thus far announced their numbers for the quarter. Where he stands: Vermont Sen. …

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Booker Petitions DNC To Lower Debate Thresholds

The New York Times reports: At the urging of Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey, eight Democratic presidential candidates, and Mr. Booker, have signed a letter urging Tom Perez, the Democratic National Committee chairman, to lower the thresholds to qualify for the party’s January and February debates. The letter, written and circulated by the Booker campaign, was sent to Mr. …

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Cory Booker Fails To Qualify For Next Dem Debate

Reuters reports: Cory Booker will try to keep his presidential hopes alive by doubling down on the early voting state of Iowa, despite failing to qualify for next week’s Democratic debate, his campaign said on Thursday. Booker failed to make the cut for the Dec. 19 debate because of low poll numbers. Only seven of the 15 remaining Democratic candidates …

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New Booker Ad: I’m The OTHER Rhodes Scholar Mayor

CNN reports: “He’s a Rhodes Scholar. A successful mayor. A uniter,” says the narrator in a new television ad set to air in Iowa. But the ad, which will begin airing Tuesday in Des Moines and Cedar Rapids, does not describe South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg. “No, not that guy,” the narrator says, as an image of Buttigieg flashes …

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Booker Blasts Biden On Legal Weed: Were You High?

The New Jersey Advance reports: It was a debate moment to remember for Cory Booker. Not so much for Joe Biden. With barely 15 minutes left in the two-plus hour Democratic presidential debate, the New Jersey senator brought the house down by saying he was incredulous the former vice president opposed legalizing marijuana. “I thought you might have been high …

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Cory Booker: I Alone Can Bring In The Black Voters

Sen. Cory Booker writes for Essence Magazine: I’ve heard a lot about how anxious Democrats across the country are about the current front runners in the presidential campaign — Vice President Biden, Senator Sanders, Senator Warren and Mayor Buttigieg — and who, if any of them, can beat Donald Trump. And I get it, I want Donald Trump out of …

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Booker: Some GOP Senators Will Back Impeachment

Politico reports: Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey, a Democratic presidential hopeful, said on Thursday he was convinced that an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump could gain bipartisan support among his colleagues in the upper chamber. “And I think that we are just on the foothills of a mountain of evidence that will come out in the coming days …

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Cory Booker Sees Fundraising Surge After Warning

The New Jersey Globe reports: Cory Booker raised $500,000 in the last 48 hours, his campaign manager said this morning. That gives the New Jersey Senator 29% of what he needs to raise over the next eight days. Addisu Demissie announced on Saturday that Booker would be forced to end his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination if the …

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Booker Campaign Warns That End Might Be Near

NBC News reports: Sen. Cory Booker must raise nearly $2 million in the next 10 days or the presidential candidate has no “legitimate long-term path forward,” according to a memo to staff from the campaign manager obtained by NBC News. The struggling candidate’s campaign manager, Addisu Demissie, warned that after weaker-than-expected fundraising in the early part of September, the campaign …

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Cory Booker Unveils $3 Trillion Climate Change Plan

Courthouse News reports: New Jersey Senator Cory Booker released a $3 trillion plan Tuesday on how the United States should combat global warming, coming in well under the sticker price proposed last month by Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. “We are facing a dual crisis of climate change and economic inequality,” Booker said in a statement. “Without immediate action, we risk …

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Booker: Sometimes I Want To Punch Trump [VIDEO]

“Donald Trump is a guy who – he hurts you – and my testosterone sometimes makes me want to feel like punching him, which would be bad for this elderly, out-of-shape man that he is if I did that. Physically weak specimen, but do you see what I’m talking about here? That’s his tactics and you don’t beat a bully …

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Booker Proposes Broad Clemency For Drug Offenders

The New York Times reports: Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey on Thursday announced a plan to offer clemency to more than 17,000 inmates serving time for nonviolent drug-related offenses on the first day of his presidency, an expansive use of executive power that would be the broadest clemency initiative since the Civil War. The plan, which draws heavily on …

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Cory Booker Gets There: Time To Begin Impeachment

Insider New Jersey reports: Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker on Wednesday joined other Democrats in calling for Congress to begin impeachment proceedings against President Trump. The New Jersey senator endorsed the idea of impeachment shortly after special counsel Robert Mueller addressed the findings of his two-year probe for the first time Wednesday. Booker joins a number of other 2020 White …

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Franklin Graham: Cory Booker Has “Turned His Back On God” By Saying Thoughts And Prayers Are “Bullshit”

“Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker obviously doesn’t know the power of prayer. He said that thoughts and prayers after gun violence is BS. That couldn’t be farther from the truth. When people have lost loved ones, they need the comfort and strength that can only come from God. “The solution for the problem in this country is much deeper than …

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Booker Unveils Sweeping Gun Violence Prevention Plan

CBS News reports: Democratic presidential candidate and New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker introduced a sweeping gun violence prevention plan. If elected, the campaign announced Monday that on day one of his presidency, Booker will use executive action to close gun sales loopholes and to make investments in communities affected by gun violence. The plan, which is the most extensive gun …

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Sen. Cory Booker Raises $5 Million In First Quarter

The Washington Post reports: Sen. Cory Booker has raised more than $5 million in the two months since he announced his 2020 plans, the presidential candidate’s campaign said Sunday. Booker’s haul, while competitive, puts him behind other Democratic White House aspirants, including former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Sen. Kamala D. Harris (Calif.) and South Bend, Ind., …

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