Cory Booker

  • Decision 2020 Jan 13

    Cory Booker Suspends His Campaign for President

    Cory Booker, the Democratic U.S. senator from New Jersey, has suspended his campaign for president. Booker suspended his campaign less than three weeks before the Iowa caucus — sending an email to supporters saying that he leaves the race “with a heart” and citing a lack of money needed to continue scaling his campaign. The former mayor of Newark made…

  • Cory Booker Jan 9

    Booker: Impeachment Trial Could Be ‘Big Blow’ to My Campaign

    Sen. Cory Booker said a looming impeachment trial and other pressing issues in Washington could deal a “big, big blow” to his Democratic presidential campaign by keeping him away from Iowa in the final weeks before the Feb. 3 caucuses.

  • Cory Booker Dec 5, 2019

    Booker’s Critical Test? Languishing Campaign Plots a Rebound

    New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker is hoping a speech in Iowa’s capital city could be a spark for his Democratic presidential campaign. With less than two months before the Iowa caucuses open the Democratic 2020 contest, Booker spoke Thursday in Des Moines. Booker argues California Sen. Kamala Harris’ recent departure from the primary forces the party to confront whether it’s...

  • Nov 21, 2019

    PolitiFact: Fact-Checking the Fifth Democratic Presidential Debate

    The debate, which was hosted by MSNBC and the Washington Post, opened with clashes over the candidates’ tax plans, pivoted to climate change records and ended with jabs over marijuana policy.

  • Nov 21, 2019

    Overlooking Kamala Harris, Joe Biden Claims He Was Endorsed by ‘Only’ Black Female Senator

    Former Vice President Joe Biden incorrectly said that he has the support of the “only African American woman ever elected to the Senate” while talking about his support from black voters during the fifth Democratic presidential debate. That drew a response from California Sen. Kamala Harris, who became the second black female senator when she was elected in 2016. “The...

  • Nov 21, 2019

    Biden Claims Endorsement From ‘Only’ Female Black Senator

    Former Vice President Joe Biden said he was endorsed by the only African American woman to be elected to the Senate, before being called out by Sen. Kamala Harris: “That’s not true. The other one is here.”

  • Nov 21, 2019

    Key Moments From the Democratic Debate

    Watch the ten most memorable moments from the fifth Democratic presidential debate held Wednesday night in Atlanta.

  • Nov 21, 2019

    Key Moments From the Democratic Debate

    Watch the ten most memorable moments from the fifth Democratic presidential debate held Wednesday night in Atlanta.

  • Nov 20, 2019

    7 Key Questions Heading Into Wednesday’s Democratic Debate

    New uncertainty hangs over the Democratic presidential primary as 10 candidates meet on the debate stage once again. No longer is there a clear front-runner. The fight for African American voters is raging. And there are growing concerns that impeachment may become a distraction from the primary. Those issues and more will play out Wednesday night when the Democratic Party’s...

  • Nov 18, 2019

    Recap: The 5th Democratic Presidential Debate

    Ten candidates were on stage Wednesday night for the fifth Democratic presidential primary debate, co-hosted by MSNBC and the Washington Post from Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta.

  • Oct 25, 2019

    Democrats Lure Donors With World Series, ‘Hamilton’ Contests

    Want free tickets to the World Series? What about a trip to San Francisco to see a performance of the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton?” You could be a lucky winner if you donate to a presidential candidate. Democratic candidates working to raise campaign cash and rack up small-dollar donors have been offering free trips for months to those who chip...

  • Oct 23, 2019

    Harris, Colleagues Seek Ukraine Info Via Public Records Law

    Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris and two of her Democratic Senate colleagues are trying to force the Trump administration to release documents related to Ukraine and potential investigations into the president’s domestic political rivals through the federal Freedom of Information Act.

  • Oct 22, 2019

    Rosario Dawson, Family Sued Over Alleged Transphobic Assault

    Dedrek Finley, a transgender man, filed suit in a Los Angeles court alleging that actor Rosario Dawson and her family subjected him to transphobic harassment and violent abuse, NBC News reported. Dawson, 40, is the girlfriend of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey. The suit, filed Friday, alleges that Dawson and three members of her family violated...

  • Oct 19, 2019

    Fact Check: Trump’s Syrian Mission-Accomplished Moment

    As President Donald Trump describes it, the U.S. swooped into an intractable situation in the Middle East, achieved an agreement within hours that had eluded the world for years and delivered a “great day for civilization.” It was a mission-accomplished moment that other Republican leaders, Democrats and much of the world found unconvincing. Trump spent much of the past week...

  • Oct 16, 2019

    6 Top Quotes From the Fourth Democratic Presidential Debate

    Take a look at six of the most memorable lines from the fourth Democratic presidential debate held Tuesday night in Ohio.

  • Oct 16, 2019

    Debate Rivals Assail Warren as She Joins Democrats’ Top Rank

    Elizabeth Warren repeatedly came under attack during Tuesday’s Democratic presidential debate as rivals accused the Massachusetts senator of ducking questions about the cost of Medicare for All and her signature “wealth tax” plan in an attempt to derail her rising campaign. The pile-on reinforced her new status as a front-runner in the contest to take on President Donald Trump next...

  • Oct 15, 2019

    ’An Erratic, Crazy President’: Democratic Presidential Candidates Attack Trump in Debate

    The Democratic presidential primary hopefuls debated Tuesday in the shadow of the House impeachment inquiry, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Adam Schiff, the House Intelligence Committee chairman, giving an update an hour before. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, one of the leading contenders in polls, was on the campaign trail for the first time since his heart attack at...

  • Oct 15, 2019

    Biden, Warren, Sanders Face Scrutiny at Democratic Debate

    Joe Biden is facing baseless but persistent allegations of wrongdoing overseas that could undermine his argument that he’s best positioned to defeat the president. Bernie Sanders is recovering from a heart attack that raised questions about his ability to withstand the vigor of a presidential campaign. And Elizabeth Warren is fending off new scrutiny of her biography. A dozen Democratic...

  • Oct 13, 2019

    ’SNL’ Pivots Focus to 2020 Dems With CNN LGBTQ Town Hall Parody

    In this week’s episode of “Saturday Night Live,” the show shifted focus to the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls, instead of focusing on the scandal and controversy surrounding President Donald Trump. This week’s Cold Open was a spoof of CNN’s LGBTQ town hall, which nine democrats attended Thursday night.

  • Oct 12, 2019

    After Static Summer, Democratic Race Enters a Chaotic Fall

    A Democratic presidential race that had been largely static through the summer has tumbled into a chaotic fall, shaped by unpredictable events and the deepening impeachment crisis surrounding President Donald Trump. Less than four months before voting begins, front-running candidates are facing urgent questions about their ability to challenge Trump, prompted by a health scare for Sen. Bernie Sanders, an...

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