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 Jan 3

    Booker Looks for Momentum in New Hampshire

    New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker has only days to qualify for the next Democratic debate. Nestor Mato spoke with the Presidential candidate about Booker’s path forward in the race.

  • Political Harmony Dec 24, 2019

    Political Harmony: Home for the Holidays

    Boston-area lawmakers and some 2020 presidential hopefuls belted out a Christmas classic for Alison King’s annual tradition.

  • Primary Source Dec 18, 2019

    Catching Up with Cory Booker’s Campaign

    Nestor Mato spoke with Sen. Cory Booker’s campaign communications director, Chris Moyer, on the upcoming debates and debate criteria.

  • 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

    Democratic Primary Debate Wrap

    Ten Democrats took part in the fifth debate of the primary season Thursday night.

  • 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 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.

  • Nov 16, 2019

    Cory Booker Talks After Filing in NH

    Presidential candidate Cory Booker catches up with Primary Source after filing for the New Hampshire primary.

  • Nov 16, 2019

    Booker’s Support in NH

    Nestor Mato talks with New Hampshire voters in Concord about why they’re supporting Cory Booker.

  • Nov 15, 2019

    Deval Patrick Makes His Case for the Presidency

    The former Massachusetts governor is hoping his public- and private-sector experience proves to be an asset, but his opponents are trying to turn that against him.

  • 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 21, 2019

    Cory Booker Praises ‘Extraordinary’ Girlfriend Rosario Dawson

    As Sen. Cory Booker continues his presidential campaign, he caught up with NBC10 Boston in New Hampshire. Booker spoke to the station after a meet-and-greet event at the Bagel Mill in Peterborough, discussing the 2020 race as well as his relationship with actress Rosario Dawson.

  • Oct 21, 2019

    Catching Up With Cory Booker

    Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey is in New Hampshire searching for votes in the Democratic primary.

  • 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...

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