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Booker Takes Aim at Biden Days Before South Carolina Speech

David Cruz | NJTV News | June 21, 2019 | Politics, The Booker Beat

Rebukes former vice president over comments about having worked closely with prominent segregationists

Booker Sponsors Bill to Gauge Lingering Effects of Segregation

Brenda Flanagan | NJTV News | June 20, 2019 | Politics, The Booker Beat
As Juneteenth 2019 celebration of emancipation passes, Congress remains deeply divided over issue of reparations for African Americans
Monmouth University Poll Is Good News/Bad News for Booker
David Cruz | NJTV News | June 12, 2019 | Politics, The Booker Beat
Although candidate’s overall poll numbers remain low, his positive message seems to be registering
Booker’s Affordable-Housing Plan Features Tax Credit for Renters
Colleen O'Dea | June 7, 2019 | Politics, The Booker Beat
The costs of national program, estimated at $134B, would be borne by changes in estate-tax rules
Booker Rolls Out Gun Control Proposals
David Cruz | NJTV News | May 6, 2019 | Politics, The Booker Beat
Senator’s plan includes gun-safety courses and background checks
Harris, Booker Miss Most Votes of Senators Running in 2020
Elana Schor | Associated Press | April 18, 2019 | The Booker Beat
Candidates often miss votes while out campaigning; the senators from California and New Jersey have missed 16 of 77 votes this year
Booker Begins First National Presidential Campaign Tour in Newark
NJTV News | April 12, 2019 | The Booker Beat
Rutgers Teetering on the Edge of Major Faculty Strike
Carly Sitrin | April 10, 2019 | Education, The Booker Beat
Students, faculty, union members, and national organizations come together in final show of solidarity outside Newark campus center
Closing NJ’s ‘Shameful’ Wealth Gap Between Whites, People of Color
Colleen O'Dea | April 4, 2019 | Social, The Booker Beat
Social advocacy group urges Garden State to get behind Individual Development Accounts, a matched approach to savings funded by participants, nonprofits, and the state
Will Booker’s Track Record on Education Be a Problem for his 2020 Campaign?
Patrick Wall & Matt Barnum | Chalkbeat | February 7, 2019 | Education, Politics, The Booker Beat
His vision for improving education has included charter schools and merit pay for teachers — views that are out of fashion for many Democrats
Day 1: Booker Takes Different Tack from NJ Predecessors in His Campaign for President
Colleen O'Dea | February 4, 2019 | Politics, The Booker Beat
Compare and contrast: The fourth New Jerseyan since 2000 to try for the Oval Office has an uncommon style and message
Booker Is the Latest Democrat to Announce He’ll Run for President in 2020
Colleen O'Dea | February 1, 2019 | Politics, The Booker Beat
After sharing the news with his Twitter followers this morning, New Jersey’s junior Senator is expected to hold a press conference in Newark today
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