Cory Booker

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee sits in front of the state seal as he takes part in a conference call meeting with members of the AARP, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.
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March 01, 2019 - 9:55 am
By Bill Barrow and Rachel La Corte, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee will seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, mixing calls for combating climate change and highlights of his liberal record with an aggressive critique of President Donald Trump. The 68-year-old...
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U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., center, greets local residents during a meet and greet, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, in Mason City, Iowa.
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February 18, 2019 - 11:34 am
By Juana Summers, Associated Press Several Democratic presidential candidates are closing out the long holiday weekend on the campaign trail, with stops planned across states key to securing their party's nomination. On Presidents Day, much of the campaign trail spotlight moved to New Hampshire,...
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U.S. Sen. Cory Booker
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February 17, 2019 - 11:18 am
(Associated Press) — Democratic presidential candidates are courting voters in states with influential early roles in the 2020 primary as the busy pace of campaigning over the holiday weekend shows that the contest to challenge President Donald Trump is fully underway. The brisk pace of the...
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U.S. Sen. Cory Booker
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Tim Jimenez
February 06, 2019 - 7:49 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Senators and members of Congress from the Philadelphia region were in the U.S. Capitol Tuesday night for President Trump's State of the Union Address. Trump wanted to give a message of unity, and 2020 Democratic presidential contender New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, who...
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U.S. Sen. Cory Booker
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February 04, 2019 - 10:46 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey has hired two veteran political operatives to head up his presidential campaign efforts in the critical early-voting state of South Carolina. Booker announced Monday that Christale Spain would serve as his state director. Spain...
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U.S. Sen. Cory Booker
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David Madden
February 01, 2019 - 10:11 am
NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey U.S. Sen. Cory Booker is now an announced Democratic candidate for president, joining a half-dozen others already running next year. Booker met with reporters outside his Newark home. Booker’s street was adorned with Cory 2020 signs. He never mentioned...
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Peter Biar Ajak has been in a South Sudanese prison since July 28, 2018
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Tim Jimenez
February 01, 2019 - 9:47 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Peter Biar Ajak, one of the "Lost Boys of Sudan," who resettled in Philadelphia in 2001 and graduated from Central High School and La Salle University, has been in a South Sudanese prison for six months with no end in sight. He now has a new attorney who is trying to...
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Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks to members of the media at her alma mater, Howard University, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 in Washington, following her announcement earlier in the morning that she will run for president.
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January 21, 2019 - 8:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump's nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race on Monday. Harris would be the first woman to hold the presidency and the second African-...
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In this Jan. 5, 2019, file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass, waves to the crowd during an organizing event at Curate event space in Des Moines, Iowa.
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January 17, 2019 - 11:39 am
By Elana Schor and Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — When Sen. Elizabeth Warren took the stage earlier this month at this city's ornate Orpheum Theatre, Tricia Currans-Sheehan posed a pointed question to the expected presidential contender. "Why did you undergo the DNA...
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U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., speaks during the Iowa Democratic Party's annual Fall Gala, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa.
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January 04, 2019 - 12:44 pm
By Rebecca Buck, CNN (CNN) -- As Sen. Cory Booker nears a public decision on whether he will run for president in 2020, the machinery of his would-be campaign is shifting into a new gear: ready for launch. Several potential Democratic candidates are expected to announce their candidacy in the early...
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