Booker

U.S. Senator-elect Cory Booker talks during a groundbreaking ceremony for a supermarket, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, in Newark, N.J. A day earlier, Booker, who is the mayor of Newark, N.J., beat Republican Steve Lonegan during a special election to fill the seat left vacant by the death of Sen. Frank Lautenberg. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Booker to face adjustments as US senator

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — With his election to the U.S. Senate, Newark Mayor Cory Booker faces the question of how he will translate to Washington his celebrity status, frequent travel and penchant for replying on […]

10/17/2013

Stripper: Booker messages blown out of proportion

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A dancer at an Oregon vegan strip club says her online interactions with U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker are innocent, and says she didn’t communicate with the Newark, N.J., mayor outside […]

09/26/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, left, laughs with Newark Mayor and senate candidate Cory Booker in Newark, N.J., Sept. 25, 2013, during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Newark charter schools. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

NJ’s Booker defends Twitter exchange with stripper

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker says the disclosure that he messaged with a stripper aren’t going to change anything about how he uses Twitter. Booker told reporters Thursday that he communicates […]

09/26/2013

Writer George Saunders at the TIME 100 Gala celebrating the "100 Most Influential People in the World" in New York, April 23, 2013. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Pynchon, Lahiri among book award finalists

NEW YORK (AP) — Publishers hope that the new rules in place for the National Book Awards, for which the first-ever long-lists were announced this week, will lead to the kind of sales enjoyed by […]

09/19/2013

Newark Mayor and U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker greets supporters after winning the Democratic primary election for the seat vacated by the late U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, in Newark, N.J. Lautenberg died in June. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Booker, rival throw jabs to open Senate race in NJ

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Though New Jersey voters have consistently rejected Republicans — even moderate ones — running for U.S. Senate over the past 40 years, the newly nominated GOP candidate kicked off the state’s […]

08/14/2013

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (AP photo)

Newark mayor, Twitter follower to live on food stamps

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark Mayor Cory Booker said he and a Twitter follower will try living on food stamps for at least a week.

The idea stemmed from a back-and-forth conversation between Booker and a woman who goes by the name TwitWit and uses the handle @MWadeNC. They began talking about the idea Sunday night.

12/03/2012

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