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Sen. Cory Booker and Rep. Rosa DeLauro are hosting the film Fed Up in the Capitol on Wednesday. The movie is not kind to the First Lady.
Charles C. Johnson was paid by American Commitment this year to research Cory Booker, the president of the PAC confirmed to BuzzFeed. He also wrote stories about Booker for the Daily Caller.
Even the New Jersey senator seemed excited about the new album. Tweeting from the floor isn’t allowed.
America’s most famous mayor used to talk about how he might one day “hack the Senate.” But after his first week on Capitol Hill, Booker is getting his footing, staying close to New Jersey, and steering clear of his one-time best ally — the media.
And his academic record. “He’s a very big man, physically.”
Steve Lonegan, the Republican who lost to Booker last week and is now trying to settle $68,000 in campaign debt, says the RNC and NRSC “sat on their hands” during the race. “Their absence sent a message to others to stay away.”
Biden is set to administer the oath to Sen.-elect Booker next Thursday at noon.
The Republican governor gives up the fight to appeal marriage equality less than 12 hours after same-sex couples wed for the first time in the state. The decision left “no ambiguity about the unanimous court’s view,” Christie’s office says.
Before leaving for Washington, the senator-elect presides over some of the first same-sex marriages in the Garden State. “While you all have fallen in love, the state of New Jersey has risen to love,” Booker says.
State Supreme Court turns away Gov. Chris Christie’s request to put marriages on hold while it pursues an appeal of a trial-court ruling requiring that the state allow same-sex couples to marry.
The senator-elect is slated to marry the couples in the wake of a trial-court ruling requiring marriage equality in the Garden State. The only question is whether the New Jersey Supreme Court will put same-sex couples’ weddings on hold while it considers an appeal of the case.
During his concession speech to Cory Booker on Wednesday night, New Jersey Senate candidate Steve Lonegan brushed his wife’s hand off his shoulder when she attempted to comfort him.
The Newark mayor is about to go from hands-on executive to lowest-ranking member of the country’s slowest moving deliberative body. “He will have an awe-struck moment of frustration at some point.”
The Newark mayor beats Republican Tea Party candidate Steve Lonegan in the off-year special Senate race. Booker won’t arrive in Washington until the state has officially certified the election results.
In Morris County, Reince Priebus lauds Steve Lonegan and calls for Republicans to come together. “We have to build unity all the time,” Priebus says.
In the final days of the New Jersey special election, Lonegan zeroes in on the base at the New Egypt Speedway. “Just know that the eyes of America are on you right now,” says Palin.
Lonegan goes after Booker, Newark, and President Obama in the last New Jersey Senate debate. “The reality here is that’s the kind of rhetoric that’s going to drive further gridlock,” says Booker.
Both candidates come out swinging. “The only example of economic growth I can find in Newark is the growth of Cory Booker’s bank account.”
The Republican Senate candidate touts an internal poll his campaign leaked to the press and eyes the government shutdown as a rallying point. Booker turns his attention Tuesday to the one-time longshot.
The outgoing Maryland governor, and possible presidential candidate, has a big list of candidates he’s helping this year. “That’s what a good surrogate does.”
The Texas governor and former presidential candidate’s appearance next month follows endorsements from Sen. Rand Paul and Gov. Chris Christie.
Federal income tax returns show the senate candidate made fewer charitable contributions than previously suggested. Booker will also step down from the board of Waywire, his digital media company.
After making an impassioned case earlier this week against another war, the senate candidate defers to Obama’s judgement. “I expect that the president will clearly delineate what the strategic objectives are,” says Booker.