Follow Us:

The Booker Beat

News

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
More News
Video

Booker Remains Positive as Three-State Tour Wraps Up

David Cruz | NJTV News | June 3, 2019 | Politics, The Booker Beat

During his latest bout of campaigning, the senator saw larger crowds and the reception to his events was positive

Booker Looks to Share Stage with Top Tier Candidates in San Francisco Swing

David Cruz | NJTV News | June 1, 2019 | Politics, The Booker Beat
New Jersey senator’s ratings are currently in single digits, but his campaign is looking for him to break out of the pack
Booker’s Buxton Connection and How It Informs His Campaign
David Cruz | NJTV News | June 1, 2019 | The Booker Beat
Senator talks about his family connections to Iowa mining town where, for a brief time, equality prevailed and segregation was not countenanced
Booker Spends Day in Nevada Discussing Guns, Voting Rights and Education
David Cruz | NJTV News | May 28, 2019 | Politics, The Booker Beat
‘I’m never going to sell you this idea that I’m the savior to solve all these problems,’ senator tells students in Las Vegas
Cory Booker Returns to Iowa, Hopes to Break Out of Middle of the Pack
David Cruz | NJTV News | May 24, 2019 | Politics, The Booker Beat
Senator focuses on critical first primary state as polls show him with 4 percent support
Booker Wraps Up Cross-Country Tour, Looking for Momentum
David Cruz | NJTV News | April 26, 2019 | Politics, The Booker Beat
Cory Booker ends his two-week cross-country 'Justice For All' tour in South Carolina, which is among the early states holding primaries next year
Dems Tout Diversity but White Males Top 2020 Voter Polls
David Cruz | NJTV News | April 25, 2019 | Politics, The Booker Beat
As former Vice President Joe Biden announced that he will seek the Democratic nomination, Sen. Cory Booker said Democrats should celebrate their diverse field of candidates
Vying with Other 2020 Dems for Votes from Women of Color
David Cruz | NJTV News | April 24, 2019 | Politics, The Booker Beat
Sen. Cory Booker, other Democratic presidential candidates take part in Texas forum that focuses on issues facing women of color
Booker, LA Mayor Talk Environment but Not Endorsement
David Cruz | NJTV News | April 22, 2019 | Politics, The Booker Beat
Los Angeles mayor offers introductions but no endorsement; Booker sidesteps assertions that he either ignored or missed the lead water crisis in Newark when mayor
Booker Meets with Nevada Voters, Responds to Mueller Report
David Cruz | NJTV News | April 20, 2019 | Politics, The Booker Beat
Discussion focuses on whether problems of people in rural Nevada are all that different from those faced by people in urban New Jersey
On to Georgia: Booker Brings a Universal Message
David Cruz | NJTV News | April 18, 2019 | Politics, The Booker Beat
Moving on from Iowa, senator is well-received in Atlanta although students from historically black colleges and universities not yet ready to go all-in for the New Jersey candidate
EXCLUSIVE: Booker Discusses Campaign, Public Education, Legalizing Marijuana
NJTV News | April 17, 2019 | Politics, The Booker Beat
After two days campaigning in Iowa before heading to Georgia, the senator emphasizes some of the themes of his ‘Justice for All’ tour
More Video
Reporter's Notebook

Wheels Up on the West Coast

David Cruz | NJTV News | June 3, 2019 | The Booker Beat

Storm Chastened

David Cruz | NJTV News | May 27, 2019 | The Booker Beat
A Hard Day’s Fortnight
David Cruz | NJTV News | April 27, 2019 | The Booker Beat
‘Who Run the World?’
David Cruz | NJTV News | April 25, 2019 | The Booker Beat
Cory Who?
David Cruz | NJTV News | April 20, 2019 | The Booker Beat
Adventures in the Air and on the Ground
David Cruz | NJTV News | April 19, 2019 | The Booker Beat
Iowa Dems Love It When Booker Talks About Love
David Cruz | NJTV News | April 16, 2019 | The Booker Beat
Spring Snow in Midwest Slows Embedded Reporter’s Takeoff
David Cruz | NJTV News | April 15, 2019 | The Booker Beat
Most Popular Stories
«
»