Liberal activists and Washington, D.C. political insiders are coming together to pressure Senate Democrats to add more diversity to their senior staff positions dominated by white males, accusing the Democratic Party of “soft bigotry.”
Guccifer 2.0, the hacker who claimed responsibility for the Democratic National Committee’s computer breach last month, recently released documents warning about “wobbly Democrats” who “want to scratch” the historic Iran nuclear agreement.
Sen. Cory Booker’s (D., N.J.) guest of honor at tonight’s State of the Union address is an Islamic-American community leader who has publicly lashed out at Israel and once defended the Muslim Brotherhood organization as “misunderstood,” according to various reports.
Sen. Cory Booker (D., N.J.) voiced tepid support for the Iran nuclear deal, though the announcement of his decision fell short of an endorsement of the Obama administration’s championed agreement.
President Obama hosted a cocktail party of sorts in the newly refurbished White House State Dining Room Tuesday night, baiting Democratic senators with drinks and hors d’oeuvres and making assurances on the pending Iran nuclear agreement, Politico reported.
Looking out over the lunch crowd packed into a Marriott hotel ballroom in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, David Simon, the creator of The Wire, must have felt a touch of the surreal.
The Newark Watershed Conservation and Development Corp. is under federal investigation because its former executive director “recklessly abused taxpayer funds” during the time Sen. Cory Booker (D., N.J.) was mayor, NewJersey.com reports.