When the U.S. Senate passed a bill to ban job discrimination against gay and transgender people, its newest member’s first impulse was to yell with joy. Then he remembered where he was.
Former Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker is starting his new job in an unusual position — a freshman Democratic senator with celebrity status.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker won a special election Wednesday to represent New Jersey in the U.S. Senate.
The two-month campaign in New Jersey between Democrat Cory Booker and Republican Steve Lonegan ends amid a lingering federal government shutdown.
A new poll shows Democrat Cory Booker with a double-digit lead over Republican Steve Lonegan in the race for U.S Senate.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to be in New Jersey for Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s campaign for U.S. Senate.
In a 1992 column in his college newspaper, now-Newark, N.J. Mayor Cory Booker wrote that he was “disgusted by gays” before a transformative experience with a gay peer counselor changed his views.