Cory Booker

Goldman Sachs Exec Who Devised ‘Big Short’ Donates to Booker

Emailed colleagues in 2007 saying they would make 'serious money' off housing market collapse

Donald Mullen Jr., the former Goldman Sachs mortgage executive who boasted to his colleagues in 2007 about them making some “serious money” off the impending housing market collapse, donated $5,400 to Sen. Cory Booker's (D., N.J.) presidential campaign committee.

Cory Booker’s Campaign Has a Spending Problem

Filing shows 30% of campaign spending going to staff salaries

Salary expenses for Cory Booker's presidential campaign were among the highest in the Democratic primary field, but his fundraising haul fell short of his top competitors, raising questions about the New Jersey senator's lasting power in the race.

Sanders: I Would ‘Probably Not’ Move U.S. Embassy Back to Tel Aviv

Other Dem candidates said they would not move it

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders (D., Vt.) said he would "probably not" move the US embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv. Last year, the Trump administration made the decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move the American embassy in the country there.

Booker, Biden Leave Far-Left, Anti-Israel Activists Fuming

IfNotNow activist: Biden 'was trying to intimidate me'

Presidential candidates Sen. Cory Booker (D., N.J.) and former Vice President Joe Biden left an anti-Israel group fuming over the weekend for not answering questions to its satisfaction about pressuring the Israeli government to end its "occupation" of the Palestinians.

Cory Booker’s Brother Got Top N.J. Education Job After Poor Tenure Leading Charter School

One teacher said she had 'no idea what he did' during the first year of operation

Cary Booker, older brother of senator and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker (D., N.J.), landed a top education job in the New Jersey governor’s administration in June despite an abysmal record leading a charter school in Tennessee, according to a report by NJ Advance Media.

Ocasio-Cortez’s Chief of Staff: Green New Deal About Changing Economy

'We really think of it as a how-do-you-change-the-entire-economy thing'

Saikat Chakrabarti, chief of staff for New York representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D.), said that the Green New Deal was not about the climate, but rather about tearing down the economy and building a new one, according to a report from The Washington Post.

CNN Host Mocks Biden’s Constant Invocation of Obama

'Why can't you be your own man?'

Biden has repeatedly invoked Obama's name, sometimes referring to him casually as "Barack" and "my buddy," as he seeks the 2020 presidential nomination. CNN ran a montage of recent examples, leading Inside Politics host John King to wonder if Biden was laying it on too thick.

2020 Dems Flock to Iowa for 4th of July

Events range from house parties to door-to-door canvassing

While the opportunity to persuade Iowa swing voters is too good to pass up for most, some of the candidates will be travelling to other early primary states to get ahead of the competition in a crowded field.

Booker Promises to Mostly End Immigration Detention

New plan would create ‘presumption of liberty’ for detained illegal immigrants

Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker (D., N.J.) announced a sweeping immigration proposal Tuesday that would reduce immigration enforcement and increase the inflow of asylum-seekers.