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Meat plants questioned on record pork shipments to China despite warnings of shortage due to coronavirus

Meat plants questioned on record pork shipments to China despite warnings of shortage due to coronavirus

Democratic Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker are initiating an investigation into several meat plants after the companies pushed to stay open during the c [...]

Read full article: Meat plants questioned on record pork sh...→
Final results in NY, Kentucky primaries could be days away

Final results in NY, Kentucky primaries could be days away

Mitch McConnell of Kentucky easily won the Republican nomination for a seventh Senate term on Tuesday and will be favored in November against McGrath or Booker [...]

Read full article: Final results in NY, Kentucky primaries ...→
Kentucky and New York Hold Primaries Today: What to Watch For

Kentucky and New York Hold Primaries Today: What to Watch For

There are competitive House races in New York and Charles Booker faces Amy McGrath in the Senate primary in Kentucky. Results may be delayed because of the man [...]

Read full article: Kentucky and New York Hold Primaries Tod...→

Police protests upend Democratic Senate contest in Kentucky

For months, Charles Booker languished in the shadows, talking about racial and economic justice in a long shot bid to take on Mitch McConnell, the Republican l [...]

Read full article: Police protests upend Democratic Senate ...→
Democratic favorite Amy McGrath faces surprise primary showdown in Kentucky Senate race

Democratic favorite Amy McGrath faces surprise primary showdown in Kentucky Senate race

Amy McGrath is suddenly fending off an insurgent challenger: State Representative Charles Booker with just about a week to go before the primary.

Read full article: Democratic favorite Amy McGrath faces su...→
Insurgent threatens to derail McGrath-McConnell showdown in Kentucky

Insurgent threatens to derail McGrath-McConnell showdown in Kentucky

State Rep. Charles Booker has captured late momentum in the June 23 primary, fueled by prominent endorsements and Amy McGrath's stumbles.

Read full article: Insurgent threatens to derail McGrath-Mc...→
Booker: Trump Is 'Callous,' 'Disrespectful' for Holding Rally on Juneteenth

Booker: Trump Is 'Callous,' 'Disrespectful' for Holding Rally on Juneteenth

Thursday on MSNBC, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) accused President Donald Trump of being "callous" and "disrespectful" for planing his upcoming rally in Tulsa, OK on [...]

Read full article: Booker: Trump Is 'Callous,' 'Disrespectf...→
Bernie backs insurgent in Kentucky, Engel's challenger in New York

Bernie backs insurgent in Kentucky, Engel's challenger in New York

Sanders endorsed Charles Booker against national Democrats' preferred candidate in the Kentucky Senate race, Amy McGrath.

Read full article: Bernie backs insurgent in Kentucky, Enge...→
Draft Democratic proposal seeks big changes to policing

Draft Democratic proposal seeks big changes to policing

Reps. Bass and Nadler join Sens. Harris and Booker in seeking backers for the most sweeping initiative in decades.

Read full article: Draft Democratic proposal seeks big chan...→
Emotional Cory Booker decries Rand Paul's opposition to federal anti-lynching bill: 'I am so raw today'

Emotional Cory Booker decries Rand Paul's opposition to federal anti-lynching bill: 'I am so raw today'

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., became emotional on the Senate floor Thursday after Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., held up legislation that would make lynching a federal hat [...]

Read full article: Emotional Cory Booker decries Rand Paul'...→
Denver mayor walks backs “murder” comments, though others hold him to it

Denver mayor walks backs “murder” comments, though others hold him to it

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock pulls back on comments made during TV interview where said police murdered Marvin Booker, Michael Marshall and Jessica Hernandez.

Read full article: Denver mayor walks backs “murder” commen...→

WATCH: Sen. Cory Booker on Police Reforms: ‘Hope is Essential But It’s Not Enough’

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., addressed the senate on Tuesday about the protests that have sprung up across the U.S. after the killing of George Floyd, saying, “It [...]

Read full article: WATCH: Sen. Cory Booker on Police Reform...→
Gophers add Indiana defensive end to 2021 recruiting class

Gophers add Indiana defensive end to 2021 recruiting class

The Gophers football program received a commitment Saturday from Indiana defensive end Austin Booker for its 2021 recruiting class. Booker, a three-star prospe [...]

Read full article: Gophers add Indiana defensive end to 202...→
Warren and Booker press meatpackers on exporting to China while claiming U.S. shortages

Warren and Booker press meatpackers on exporting to China while claiming U.S. shortages

The senators said the companies were putting their workers’ lives in danger while also raising food prices for American consumers.

Read full article: Warren and Booker press meatpackers on e...→
Kentucky Senate primary race to decide who challenges Mitch McConnell too close to call

Kentucky Senate primary race to decide who challenges Mitch McConnell too close to call

Amy McGrath, has a slight edge in a challenge from state representative Charles Booker. In New York, House Foreign Affairs Chair Eliot Engel is behind progress [...]

Read full article: Kentucky Senate primary race to decide w...→
Booker's late surge imperils McGrath in unpredictable Kentucky Senate race

Booker's late surge imperils McGrath in unpredictable Kentucky Senate race

State Rep. Charles Booker is still considered the underdog in Tuesday's primary against McGrath, the party favorite.

Read full article: Booker's late surge imperils McGrath in ...→
How the Shooting of Breonna Taylor Changed the Kentucky Senate Race

How the Shooting of Breonna Taylor Changed the Kentucky Senate Race

With a war chest of $40 million, Amy McGrath was considered a safe bet in the Democratic primary. But the recent movement for racial justice has elevated the c [...]

Read full article: How the Shooting of Breonna Taylor Chang...→
Endorsements roll in for Charles Booker in Kentucky

Endorsements roll in for Charles Booker in Kentucky

Booker is has gained momentum against party favorite Amy McGrath in next week's Kentucky Democratic Senate primary.

Read full article: Endorsements roll in for Charles Booker ...→
Transcript: Senator Cory Booker discusses race on

Transcript: Senator Cory Booker discusses race on "Face the Nation," June 14, 2020

The following is a transcript of an interview with Senator Cory Booker that aired Sunday, June 14, 2020, on "Face the Nation."

Read full article: Transcript: Senator Cory Booker discusse...→
Jackson Park should be Obama Park

Jackson Park should be Obama Park

And Douglas Park should be renamed for Frederick Douglass, with the extra "S." Or maybe for Booker T. Washington or Harold Washington.

Read full article: Jackson Park should be Obama Park...→
Cory Booker Fights Back Tears Discussing His ‘Fear’ of Police

Cory Booker Fights Back Tears Discussing His ‘Fear’ of Police

Thursday on CBS's "The Late Show," Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) got emotional while discussing his fear of law enforcement, offering childhood experiences as part o [...]

Read full article: Cory Booker Fights Back Tears Discussing...→
DA won’t reinvestigate 3 deaths at the hands of Denver law enforcement

DA won’t reinvestigate 3 deaths at the hands of Denver law enforcement

Denver District Attorney Beth McCann said she won’t launch new investigations into the deaths of Marvin Booker, Jessica Hernandez and Michael Marshall at the h [...]

Read full article: DA won’t reinvestigate 3 deaths at the h...→
Rand Paul clashes with Kamala Harris, Cory Booker over anti-lynching bill

Rand Paul clashes with Kamala Harris, Cory Booker over anti-lynching bill

Sen. Rand Paul clashed with Democratic Sens. Kamala Harris and Cory Booker Thursday as he blocked their attempts to pass a bill that would designate lynching a [...]

Read full article: Rand Paul clashes with Kamala Harris, Co...→
Booker: Trump Lafayette Square Tactics 'Eerily Similar' to Bull Connor, George Wallace

Booker: Trump Lafayette Square Tactics 'Eerily Similar' to Bull Connor, George Wallace

Tuesday on MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show," Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) dismissed the idea that the 2020 presidential election would be a "referendum" on Presiden [...]

Read full article: Booker: Trump Lafayette Square Tactics '...→
‘America, I love you. Do you see me?’: Booker gives emotional speech on racism

‘America, I love you. Do you see me?’: Booker gives emotional speech on racism

Sen. Cory Booker gave an emotional speech on the Senate floor, weaving in his personal experiences with the sentiments of protesters around the U.S. demanding [...]

Read full article: ‘America, I love you. Do you see me?’: B...→
McGrath holds lead over progressive rival Booker in race to challenge McConnell

McGrath holds lead over progressive rival Booker in race to challenge McConnell

Former Marine fighter pilot Amy McGrath holds a lead over progressive opponent Charles Booker in the Kentucky Democratic Senate primary race, which will determ [...]

Read full article: McGrath holds lead over progressive riva...→
McGrath and Booker fight for chance to face McConnell, as votes are still being tallied in Kentucky

McGrath and Booker fight for chance to face McConnell, as votes are still being tallied in Kentucky

The battle to see who will face off against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., this fall is still undecided as votes tallied late into Tuesday even [...]

Read full article: McGrath and Booker fight for chance to f...→
Harris, Booker and Schumer say GOP police plan is 'not salvageable'

Harris, Booker and Schumer say GOP police plan is 'not salvageable'

Democrats are increasingly likely to filibuster Republican legislation they say fails to meet the moment.

Read full article: Harris, Booker and Schumer say GOP polic...→
Booker and McGrath Intensify Advertising Blitz in Kentucky

Booker and McGrath Intensify Advertising Blitz in Kentucky

As the Democratic primary between Amy McGrath and Charles Booker gets tighter, Mr. Booker has closed the gap in ad spending as both make a final push before Tu [...]

Read full article: Booker and McGrath Intensify Advertising...→
Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt blocks unanimous-consent bill that would remove Confederate statues from Capitol

Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt blocks unanimous-consent bill that would remove Confederate statues from Capitol

Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., blocked a bill presented by Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.,   that moved to unanimously remo [...]

Read full article: Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt blocks unanimous...→
Prominent Kentucky Dem backs Booker over McGrath in bid to oust McConnell

Prominent Kentucky Dem backs Booker over McGrath in bid to oust McConnell

The former Kentucky secretary of state's show of support for Charles Booker adds another boost to his insurgent primary campaign against Amy McGrath.

Read full article: Prominent Kentucky Dem backs Booker over...→
Booker: GOP Senator Told Me Qualified Immunity 'on the Table' in Police Reform Bill

Booker: GOP Senator Told Me Qualified Immunity 'on the Table' in Police Reform Bill

Sunday on CBS's "Face the Nation," Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) said that Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN) told him the Senate’s policing reform proposals will address the do [...]

Read full article: Booker: GOP Senator Told Me Qualified Im...→
Cory Booker on Newark Pride, Black Lives Matter and ‘This Distraught Present’

Cory Booker on Newark Pride, Black Lives Matter and ‘This Distraught Present’

The senator discussed police mistreatment of black Americans in a Q. and A. with The Times. “You can’t be comfortable with this,” he said. “And it’s our comfor [...]

Read full article: Cory Booker on Newark Pride, Black Lives...→
Best hip-hop producer

Best hip-hop producer

Monte Booker   Runner-Up Peter Cottontale   Finalists: Boathouse, Bean Carrots...

Read full article: Best hip-hop producer...→
Booker: 'We Are Over Policed as a Society'

Booker: 'We Are Over Policed as a Society'

Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press," Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) called America "over-policed." | Clips

Read full article: Booker: 'We Are Over Policed as a Societ...→
Booker: Black Americans Feel 'We Do Not Yet Have Equality Under the Law'

Booker: Black Americans Feel 'We Do Not Yet Have Equality Under the Law'

Friday, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) weighed in on a poll showing 74% of Americans see George Floyd's death while in Minneapolis police custody as a sign of a broad [...]

Read full article: Booker: Black Americans Feel 'We Do Not ...→
Paul, Harris, Booker debate on anti-lynching bill erupts on Senate floor

Paul, Harris, Booker debate on anti-lynching bill erupts on Senate floor

A second video shows Cavalluzzi allegedly drive onto the overpass' sidewalk and speed after them. The protesters can be heard screaming and sprinting away from [...]

Read full article: Paul, Harris, Booker debate on anti-lync...→
Booker: ‘America, I love you. Do you see me?’

Booker: ‘America, I love you. Do you see me?’

Jane C. Timm and Mosheh Gains... The Department of Defense moved 1,600 soldiers to the Washington D.C. area in response to the growing unrest and protests, acc [...]

Read full article: Booker: ‘America, I love you. Do you see...→
Cory Booker: Trump 'Doesn't Deserve My Attention or My Emotion'

Cory Booker: Trump 'Doesn't Deserve My Attention or My Emotion'

Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" Sen. Cory Booker said President Donald Trump does not deserve his attention. | Clips

Read full article: Cory Booker: Trump 'Doesn't Deserve My A...→
Meat plants questioned on record pork shipments to China despite warnings of shortage due to coronavirus

Meat plants questioned on record pork shipments to China despite warnings of shortage due to coronavirus

Democratic Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker are initiating an investigation into several meat plants after the companies pushed to stay open during the c [...]

Read full article: Meat plants questioned on record pork sh...→
McGrath holds lead over progressive rival Booker in race to challenge McConnell

McGrath holds lead over progressive rival Booker in race to challenge McConnell

Former Marine fighter pilot Amy McGrath holds a lead over progressive opponent Charles Booker in the Kentucky Democratic Senate primary race, which will determ [...]

Read full article: McGrath holds lead over progressive riva...→
Kentucky Senate primary race to decide who challenges Mitch McConnell too close to call

Kentucky Senate primary race to decide who challenges Mitch McConnell too close to call

Amy McGrath, has a slight edge in a challenge from state representative Charles Booker. In New York, House Foreign Affairs Chair Eliot Engel is behind progress [...]

Read full article: Kentucky Senate primary race to decide w...→
Final results in NY, Kentucky primaries could be days away

Final results in NY, Kentucky primaries could be days away

Mitch McConnell of Kentucky easily won the Republican nomination for a seventh Senate term on Tuesday and will be favored in November against McGrath or Booker [...]

Read full article: Final results in NY, Kentucky primaries ...→
Harris, Booker and Schumer say GOP police plan is 'not salvageable'

Harris, Booker and Schumer say GOP police plan is 'not salvageable'

Democrats are increasingly likely to filibuster Republican legislation they say fails to meet the moment.

Read full article: Harris, Booker and Schumer say GOP polic...→
Booker's late surge imperils McGrath in unpredictable Kentucky Senate race

Booker's late surge imperils McGrath in unpredictable Kentucky Senate race

State Rep. Charles Booker is still considered the underdog in Tuesday's primary against McGrath, the party favorite.

Read full article: Booker's late surge imperils McGrath in ...→

Police protests upend Democratic Senate contest in Kentucky

For months, Charles Booker languished in the shadows, talking about racial and economic justice in a long shot bid to take on Mitch McConnell, the Republican l [...]

Read full article: Police protests upend Democratic Senate ...→
Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt blocks unanimous-consent bill that would remove Confederate statues from Capitol

Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt blocks unanimous-consent bill that would remove Confederate statues from Capitol

Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., blocked a bill presented by Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.,   that moved to unanimously remo [...]

Read full article: Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt blocks unanimous...→
Endorsements roll in for Charles Booker in Kentucky

Endorsements roll in for Charles Booker in Kentucky

Booker is has gained momentum against party favorite Amy McGrath in next week's Kentucky Democratic Senate primary.

Read full article: Endorsements roll in for Charles Booker ...→
Democratic favorite Amy McGrath faces surprise primary showdown in Kentucky Senate race

Democratic favorite Amy McGrath faces surprise primary showdown in Kentucky Senate race

Amy McGrath is suddenly fending off an insurgent challenger: State Representative Charles Booker with just about a week to go before the primary.

Read full article: Democratic favorite Amy McGrath faces su...→
Booker: GOP Senator Told Me Qualified Immunity 'on the Table' in Police Reform Bill

Booker: GOP Senator Told Me Qualified Immunity 'on the Table' in Police Reform Bill

Sunday on CBS's "Face the Nation," Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) said that Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN) told him the Senate’s policing reform proposals will address the do [...]

Read full article: Booker: GOP Senator Told Me Qualified Im...→
Transcript: Senator Cory Booker discusses race on

Transcript: Senator Cory Booker discusses race on "Face the Nation," June 14, 2020

The following is a transcript of an interview with Senator Cory Booker that aired Sunday, June 14, 2020, on "Face the Nation."

Read full article: Transcript: Senator Cory Booker discusse...→
Insurgent threatens to derail McGrath-McConnell showdown in Kentucky

Insurgent threatens to derail McGrath-McConnell showdown in Kentucky

State Rep. Charles Booker has captured late momentum in the June 23 primary, fueled by prominent endorsements and Amy McGrath's stumbles.

Read full article: Insurgent threatens to derail McGrath-Mc...→
Jackson Park should be Obama Park

Jackson Park should be Obama Park

And Douglas Park should be renamed for Frederick Douglass, with the extra "S." Or maybe for Booker T. Washington or Harold Washington.

Read full article: Jackson Park should be Obama Park...→
Bernie backs insurgent in Kentucky, Engel's challenger in New York

Bernie backs insurgent in Kentucky, Engel's challenger in New York

Sanders endorsed Charles Booker against national Democrats' preferred candidate in the Kentucky Senate race, Amy McGrath.

Read full article: Bernie backs insurgent in Kentucky, Enge...→
Booker: 'We Are Over Policed as a Society'

Booker: 'We Are Over Policed as a Society'

Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press," Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) called America "over-policed." | Clips

Read full article: Booker: 'We Are Over Policed as a Societ...→
Cory Booker Fights Back Tears Discussing His ‘Fear’ of Police

Cory Booker Fights Back Tears Discussing His ‘Fear’ of Police

Thursday on CBS's "The Late Show," Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) got emotional while discussing his fear of law enforcement, offering childhood experiences as part o [...]

Read full article: Cory Booker Fights Back Tears Discussing...→
Paul, Harris, Booker debate on anti-lynching bill erupts on Senate floor

Paul, Harris, Booker debate on anti-lynching bill erupts on Senate floor

A second video shows Cavalluzzi allegedly drive onto the overpass' sidewalk and speed after them. The protesters can be heard screaming and sprinting away from [...]

Read full article: Paul, Harris, Booker debate on anti-lync...→
Rand Paul clashes with Kamala Harris, Cory Booker over anti-lynching bill

Rand Paul clashes with Kamala Harris, Cory Booker over anti-lynching bill

Sen. Rand Paul clashed with Democratic Sens. Kamala Harris and Cory Booker Thursday as he blocked their attempts to pass a bill that would designate lynching a [...]

Read full article: Rand Paul clashes with Kamala Harris, Co...→
Denver mayor walks backs “murder” comments, though others hold him to it

Denver mayor walks backs “murder” comments, though others hold him to it

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock pulls back on comments made during TV interview where said police murdered Marvin Booker, Michael Marshall and Jessica Hernandez.

Read full article: Denver mayor walks backs “murder” commen...→
Booker: ‘America, I love you. Do you see me?’

Booker: ‘America, I love you. Do you see me?’

Jane C. Timm and Mosheh Gains... The Department of Defense moved 1,600 soldiers to the Washington D.C. area in response to the growing unrest and protests, acc [...]

Read full article: Booker: ‘America, I love you. Do you see...→
‘America, I love you. Do you see me?’: Booker gives emotional speech on racism

‘America, I love you. Do you see me?’: Booker gives emotional speech on racism

Sen. Cory Booker gave an emotional speech on the Senate floor, weaving in his personal experiences with the sentiments of protesters around the U.S. demanding [...]

Read full article: ‘America, I love you. Do you see me?’: B...→
Gophers add Indiana defensive end to 2021 recruiting class

Gophers add Indiana defensive end to 2021 recruiting class

The Gophers football program received a commitment Saturday from Indiana defensive end Austin Booker for its 2021 recruiting class. Booker, a three-star prospe [...]

Read full article: Gophers add Indiana defensive end to 202...→
Warren and Booker press meatpackers on exporting to China while claiming U.S. shortages

Warren and Booker press meatpackers on exporting to China while claiming U.S. shortages

The senators said the companies were putting their workers’ lives in danger while also raising food prices for American consumers.

Read full article: Warren and Booker press meatpackers on e...→
McGrath and Booker fight for chance to face McConnell, as votes are still being tallied in Kentucky

McGrath and Booker fight for chance to face McConnell, as votes are still being tallied in Kentucky

The battle to see who will face off against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., this fall is still undecided as votes tallied late into Tuesday even [...]

Read full article: McGrath and Booker fight for chance to f...→
Kentucky and New York Hold Primaries Today: What to Watch For

Kentucky and New York Hold Primaries Today: What to Watch For

There are competitive House races in New York and Charles Booker faces Amy McGrath in the Senate primary in Kentucky. Results may be delayed because of the man [...]

Read full article: Kentucky and New York Hold Primaries Tod...→
Booker and McGrath Intensify Advertising Blitz in Kentucky

Booker and McGrath Intensify Advertising Blitz in Kentucky

As the Democratic primary between Amy McGrath and Charles Booker gets tighter, Mr. Booker has closed the gap in ad spending as both make a final push before Tu [...]

Read full article: Booker and McGrath Intensify Advertising...→
How the Shooting of Breonna Taylor Changed the Kentucky Senate Race

How the Shooting of Breonna Taylor Changed the Kentucky Senate Race

With a war chest of $40 million, Amy McGrath was considered a safe bet in the Democratic primary. But the recent movement for racial justice has elevated the c [...]

Read full article: How the Shooting of Breonna Taylor Chang...→
Prominent Kentucky Dem backs Booker over McGrath in bid to oust McConnell

Prominent Kentucky Dem backs Booker over McGrath in bid to oust McConnell

The former Kentucky secretary of state's show of support for Charles Booker adds another boost to his insurgent primary campaign against Amy McGrath.

Read full article: Prominent Kentucky Dem backs Booker over...→
Cory Booker on Newark Pride, Black Lives Matter and ‘This Distraught Present’

Cory Booker on Newark Pride, Black Lives Matter and ‘This Distraught Present’

The senator discussed police mistreatment of black Americans in a Q. and A. with The Times. “You can’t be comfortable with this,” he said. “And it’s our comfor [...]

Read full article: Cory Booker on Newark Pride, Black Lives...→
Booker: Trump Is 'Callous,' 'Disrespectful' for Holding Rally on Juneteenth

Booker: Trump Is 'Callous,' 'Disrespectful' for Holding Rally on Juneteenth

Thursday on MSNBC, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) accused President Donald Trump of being "callous" and "disrespectful" for planing his upcoming rally in Tulsa, OK on [...]

Read full article: Booker: Trump Is 'Callous,' 'Disrespectf...→
Best hip-hop producer

Best hip-hop producer

Monte Booker   Runner-Up Peter Cottontale   Finalists: Boathouse, Bean Carrots...

Read full article: Best hip-hop producer...→
Draft Democratic proposal seeks big changes to policing

Draft Democratic proposal seeks big changes to policing

Reps. Bass and Nadler join Sens. Harris and Booker in seeking backers for the most sweeping initiative in decades.

Read full article: Draft Democratic proposal seeks big chan...→
Booker: Black Americans Feel 'We Do Not Yet Have Equality Under the Law'

Booker: Black Americans Feel 'We Do Not Yet Have Equality Under the Law'

Friday, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) weighed in on a poll showing 74% of Americans see George Floyd's death while in Minneapolis police custody as a sign of a broad [...]

Read full article: Booker: Black Americans Feel 'We Do Not ...→
DA won’t reinvestigate 3 deaths at the hands of Denver law enforcement

DA won’t reinvestigate 3 deaths at the hands of Denver law enforcement

Denver District Attorney Beth McCann said she won’t launch new investigations into the deaths of Marvin Booker, Jessica Hernandez and Michael Marshall at the h [...]

Read full article: DA won’t reinvestigate 3 deaths at the h...→
Emotional Cory Booker decries Rand Paul's opposition to federal anti-lynching bill: 'I am so raw today'

Emotional Cory Booker decries Rand Paul's opposition to federal anti-lynching bill: 'I am so raw today'

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., became emotional on the Senate floor Thursday after Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., held up legislation that would make lynching a federal hat [...]

Read full article: Emotional Cory Booker decries Rand Paul'...→
Booker: Trump Lafayette Square Tactics 'Eerily Similar' to Bull Connor, George Wallace

Booker: Trump Lafayette Square Tactics 'Eerily Similar' to Bull Connor, George Wallace

Tuesday on MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show," Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) dismissed the idea that the 2020 presidential election would be a "referendum" on Presiden [...]

Read full article: Booker: Trump Lafayette Square Tactics '...→

WATCH: Sen. Cory Booker on Police Reforms: ‘Hope is Essential But It’s Not Enough’

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., addressed the senate on Tuesday about the protests that have sprung up across the U.S. after the killing of George Floyd, saying, “It [...]

Read full article: WATCH: Sen. Cory Booker on Police Reform...→
Cory Booker: Trump 'Doesn't Deserve My Attention or My Emotion'

Cory Booker: Trump 'Doesn't Deserve My Attention or My Emotion'

Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" Sen. Cory Booker said President Donald Trump does not deserve his attention. | Clips

Read full article: Cory Booker: Trump 'Doesn't Deserve My A...→
Meat plants questioned on record pork shipments to China despite warnings of shortage due to coronavirus

Meat plants questioned on record pork shipments to China despite warnings of shortage due to coronavirus

Democratic Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker are initiating an investigation into several meat plants after the companies pushed to stay open during the c [...]

Read full article: Meat plants questioned on record pork sh...→
Warren and Booker press meatpackers on exporting to China while claiming U.S. shortages

Warren and Booker press meatpackers on exporting to China while claiming U.S. shortages

The senators said the companies were putting their workers’ lives in danger while also raising food prices for American consumers.

Read full article: Warren and Booker press meatpackers on e...→
McGrath holds lead over progressive rival Booker in race to challenge McConnell

McGrath holds lead over progressive rival Booker in race to challenge McConnell

Former Marine fighter pilot Amy McGrath holds a lead over progressive opponent Charles Booker in the Kentucky Democratic Senate primary race, which will determ [...]

Read full article: McGrath holds lead over progressive riva...→
Kentucky Senate primary race to decide who challenges Mitch McConnell too close to call

Kentucky Senate primary race to decide who challenges Mitch McConnell too close to call

Amy McGrath, has a slight edge in a challenge from state representative Charles Booker. In New York, House Foreign Affairs Chair Eliot Engel is behind progress [...]

Read full article: Kentucky Senate primary race to decide w...→
McGrath and Booker fight for chance to face McConnell, as votes are still being tallied in Kentucky

McGrath and Booker fight for chance to face McConnell, as votes are still being tallied in Kentucky

The battle to see who will face off against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., this fall is still undecided as votes tallied late into Tuesday even [...]

Read full article: McGrath and Booker fight for chance to f...→
Final results in NY, Kentucky primaries could be days away

Final results in NY, Kentucky primaries could be days away

Mitch McConnell of Kentucky easily won the Republican nomination for a seventh Senate term on Tuesday and will be favored in November against McGrath or Booker [...]

Read full article: Final results in NY, Kentucky primaries ...→
Harris, Booker and Schumer say GOP police plan is 'not salvageable'

Harris, Booker and Schumer say GOP police plan is 'not salvageable'

Democrats are increasingly likely to filibuster Republican legislation they say fails to meet the moment.

Read full article: Harris, Booker and Schumer say GOP polic...→
Kentucky and New York Hold Primaries Today: What to Watch For

Kentucky and New York Hold Primaries Today: What to Watch For

There are competitive House races in New York and Charles Booker faces Amy McGrath in the Senate primary in Kentucky. Results may be delayed because of the man [...]

Read full article: Kentucky and New York Hold Primaries Tod...→
Booker's late surge imperils McGrath in unpredictable Kentucky Senate race

Booker's late surge imperils McGrath in unpredictable Kentucky Senate race

State Rep. Charles Booker is still considered the underdog in Tuesday's primary against McGrath, the party favorite.

Read full article: Booker's late surge imperils McGrath in ...→
Booker and McGrath Intensify Advertising Blitz in Kentucky

Booker and McGrath Intensify Advertising Blitz in Kentucky

As the Democratic primary between Amy McGrath and Charles Booker gets tighter, Mr. Booker has closed the gap in ad spending as both make a final push before Tu [...]

Read full article: Booker and McGrath Intensify Advertising...→

Police protests upend Democratic Senate contest in Kentucky

For months, Charles Booker languished in the shadows, talking about racial and economic justice in a long shot bid to take on Mitch McConnell, the Republican l [...]

Read full article: Police protests upend Democratic Senate ...→
How the Shooting of Breonna Taylor Changed the Kentucky Senate Race

How the Shooting of Breonna Taylor Changed the Kentucky Senate Race

With a war chest of $40 million, Amy McGrath was considered a safe bet in the Democratic primary. But the recent movement for racial justice has elevated the c [...]

Read full article: How the Shooting of Breonna Taylor Chang...→
Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt blocks unanimous-consent bill that would remove Confederate statues from Capitol

Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt blocks unanimous-consent bill that would remove Confederate statues from Capitol

Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., blocked a bill presented by Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.,   that moved to unanimously remo [...]

Read full article: Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt blocks unanimous...→
Endorsements roll in for Charles Booker in Kentucky

Endorsements roll in for Charles Booker in Kentucky

Booker is has gained momentum against party favorite Amy McGrath in next week's Kentucky Democratic Senate primary.

Read full article: Endorsements roll in for Charles Booker ...→
Prominent Kentucky Dem backs Booker over McGrath in bid to oust McConnell

Prominent Kentucky Dem backs Booker over McGrath in bid to oust McConnell

The former Kentucky secretary of state's show of support for Charles Booker adds another boost to his insurgent primary campaign against Amy McGrath.

Read full article: Prominent Kentucky Dem backs Booker over...→
Democratic favorite Amy McGrath faces surprise primary showdown in Kentucky Senate race

Democratic favorite Amy McGrath faces surprise primary showdown in Kentucky Senate race

Amy McGrath is suddenly fending off an insurgent challenger: State Representative Charles Booker with just about a week to go before the primary.

Read full article: Democratic favorite Amy McGrath faces su...→
Booker: GOP Senator Told Me Qualified Immunity 'on the Table' in Police Reform Bill

Booker: GOP Senator Told Me Qualified Immunity 'on the Table' in Police Reform Bill

Sunday on CBS's "Face the Nation," Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) said that Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN) told him the Senate’s policing reform proposals will address the do [...]

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Transcript: Senator Cory Booker discusses race on

Transcript: Senator Cory Booker discusses race on "Face the Nation," June 14, 2020

The following is a transcript of an interview with Senator Cory Booker that aired Sunday, June 14, 2020, on "Face the Nation."

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Cory Booker on Newark Pride, Black Lives Matter and ‘This Distraught Present’

Cory Booker on Newark Pride, Black Lives Matter and ‘This Distraught Present’

The senator discussed police mistreatment of black Americans in a Q. and A. with The Times. “You can’t be comfortable with this,” he said. “And it’s our comfor [...]

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Insurgent threatens to derail McGrath-McConnell showdown in Kentucky

Insurgent threatens to derail McGrath-McConnell showdown in Kentucky

State Rep. Charles Booker has captured late momentum in the June 23 primary, fueled by prominent endorsements and Amy McGrath's stumbles.

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Booker: Trump Is 'Callous,' 'Disrespectful' for Holding Rally on Juneteenth

Booker: Trump Is 'Callous,' 'Disrespectful' for Holding Rally on Juneteenth

Thursday on MSNBC, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) accused President Donald Trump of being "callous" and "disrespectful" for planing his upcoming rally in Tulsa, OK on [...]

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Jackson Park should be Obama Park

Jackson Park should be Obama Park

And Douglas Park should be renamed for Frederick Douglass, with the extra "S." Or maybe for Booker T. Washington or Harold Washington.

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Best hip-hop producer

Best hip-hop producer

Monte Booker   Runner-Up Peter Cottontale   Finalists: Boathouse, Bean Carrots...

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Bernie backs insurgent in Kentucky, Engel's challenger in New York

Bernie backs insurgent in Kentucky, Engel's challenger in New York

Sanders endorsed Charles Booker against national Democrats' preferred candidate in the Kentucky Senate race, Amy McGrath.

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Booker: 'We Are Over Policed as a Society'

Booker: 'We Are Over Policed as a Society'

Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press," Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) called America "over-policed." | Clips

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Draft Democratic proposal seeks big changes to policing

Draft Democratic proposal seeks big changes to policing

Reps. Bass and Nadler join Sens. Harris and Booker in seeking backers for the most sweeping initiative in decades.

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Cory Booker Fights Back Tears Discussing His ‘Fear’ of Police

Cory Booker Fights Back Tears Discussing His ‘Fear’ of Police

Thursday on CBS's "The Late Show," Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) got emotional while discussing his fear of law enforcement, offering childhood experiences as part o [...]

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Booker: Black Americans Feel 'We Do Not Yet Have Equality Under the Law'

Booker: Black Americans Feel 'We Do Not Yet Have Equality Under the Law'

Friday, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) weighed in on a poll showing 74% of Americans see George Floyd's death while in Minneapolis police custody as a sign of a broad [...]

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DA won’t reinvestigate 3 deaths at the hands of Denver law enforcement

DA won’t reinvestigate 3 deaths at the hands of Denver law enforcement

Denver District Attorney Beth McCann said she won’t launch new investigations into the deaths of Marvin Booker, Jessica Hernandez and Michael Marshall at the h [...]

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Paul, Harris, Booker debate on anti-lynching bill erupts on Senate floor

Paul, Harris, Booker debate on anti-lynching bill erupts on Senate floor

A second video shows Cavalluzzi allegedly drive onto the overpass' sidewalk and speed after them. The protesters can be heard screaming and sprinting away from [...]

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Emotional Cory Booker decries Rand Paul's opposition to federal anti-lynching bill: 'I am so raw today'

Emotional Cory Booker decries Rand Paul's opposition to federal anti-lynching bill: 'I am so raw today'

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., became emotional on the Senate floor Thursday after Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., held up legislation that would make lynching a federal hat [...]

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Rand Paul clashes with Kamala Harris, Cory Booker over anti-lynching bill

Rand Paul clashes with Kamala Harris, Cory Booker over anti-lynching bill

Sen. Rand Paul clashed with Democratic Sens. Kamala Harris and Cory Booker Thursday as he blocked their attempts to pass a bill that would designate lynching a [...]

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Denver mayor walks backs “murder” comments, though others hold him to it

Denver mayor walks backs “murder” comments, though others hold him to it

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock pulls back on comments made during TV interview where said police murdered Marvin Booker, Michael Marshall and Jessica Hernandez.

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Booker: Trump Lafayette Square Tactics 'Eerily Similar' to Bull Connor, George Wallace

Booker: Trump Lafayette Square Tactics 'Eerily Similar' to Bull Connor, George Wallace

Tuesday on MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show," Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) dismissed the idea that the 2020 presidential election would be a "referendum" on Presiden [...]

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Booker: ‘America, I love you. Do you see me?’

Booker: ‘America, I love you. Do you see me?’

Jane C. Timm and Mosheh Gains... The Department of Defense moved 1,600 soldiers to the Washington D.C. area in response to the growing unrest and protests, acc [...]

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WATCH: Sen. Cory Booker on Police Reforms: ‘Hope is Essential But It’s Not Enough’

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., addressed the senate on Tuesday about the protests that have sprung up across the U.S. after the killing of George Floyd, saying, “It [...]

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‘America, I love you. Do you see me?’: Booker gives emotional speech on racism

‘America, I love you. Do you see me?’: Booker gives emotional speech on racism

Sen. Cory Booker gave an emotional speech on the Senate floor, weaving in his personal experiences with the sentiments of protesters around the U.S. demanding [...]

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Cory Booker: Trump 'Doesn't Deserve My Attention or My Emotion'

Cory Booker: Trump 'Doesn't Deserve My Attention or My Emotion'

Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" Sen. Cory Booker said President Donald Trump does not deserve his attention. | Clips

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Gophers add Indiana defensive end to 2021 recruiting class

Gophers add Indiana defensive end to 2021 recruiting class

The Gophers football program received a commitment Saturday from Indiana defensive end Austin Booker for its 2021 recruiting class. Booker, a three-star prospe [...]

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