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U.S. Senator from New Jersey

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Cory Booker: U.S. Senator from New Jersey
Cory Anthony Booker is an American politician, attorney, and author who has served as the junior United States Senator from New Jersey since 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, Booker is the first African-American U.S. Senator from New Jersey. He was previously the 36th Mayor of Newark from 2006 to 2013. Before that, Booker served on the Municipal Council of Newark for the Central Ward from 1998 to 2002.

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Twelve Democrats, three Republicans in U.S. presidential race

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Democrat Cory Booker drops out of 2020 presidential race

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Democrat Booker doubling down in Iowa after failing to make debate

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With time running out, Democrat Booker to make all-out push for debate stage

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Nine U.S. Democratic presidential hopefuls begin televised forum to tackle LGBTQ issues

Nine U.S. Democratic presidential candidates began appearing at an hours-long televised town hall on Thursday focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights, starting with New Jersey Senator..
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U.S. presidential candidate Booker proposes $3 trillion climate change plan

U.S. presidential hopeful Cory Booker unveiled a $3 trillion plan to address climate change on Tuesday, vowing to reach a 100% clean energy economy by 2045 by sharply curbing fossil fuels while..
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U.S. presidential candidate Cory Booker proposes office to fight white supremacy

U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Thursday said he would create a White House office to combat white supremacy and hate crimes if elected, becoming the latest Democratic presidential candidate to call for..
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Democratic 2020 contenders condemn Trump for spreading Epstein conspiracy theories

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Democrat Booker unveils plan for Americans to age at home

Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker was set to unveil a plan on Monday to greatly increase funding for elderly Americans needing long-term health care, and also to increase funding for people..
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U.S. Democratic hopeful Booker proposes clemency for thousands of drug offenders

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Presidential hopeful Booker releases sweeping affordable housing plan

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