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Aug 1, 2017, 10:00am EDT
  • January 13, 2020

    Cory Booker has dropped out of the 2020 race for president

    Booker’s exit means a once-diverse field is getting whiter.

  • December 17, 2019

    Cory Booker on socialism, “identity politics,” and animal rights

    "We have to start having policies that are far more conscious to that intersectionality of life itself."

  • October 16, 2019

    Cory Booker’s latest gun plan goes after urban violence

    The bill focuses on the people at risk of gun violence, not the guns themselves.

  • September 5, 2019

    6 winners and 3 losers from CNN’s climate town hall

    Winner: Jay Inslee.

  • August 16, 2019

    Cory Booker on why Democrats should go bolder on gun control

    "For Democrats to play into the hands of the corporate gun lobby, and just letting them define what the realm of possible is, it’s so defeatist to me."

  • July 16, 2019

    Cory Booker’s latest criminal justice reform bill takes aim at life imprisonment

    The proposal would let older inmates get an early release from federal prison.

  • June 26, 2019

    Cory Booker showed he can be a contender

    The New Jersey senator had a solid performance in the first night of the first Democratic debate.

  • June 26, 2019

    Why some Democrats criticized Obama’s Iran nuclear deal

    It was a stunning moment.

  • June 26, 2019

    Cory Booker’s 2020 presidential campaign and policy positions, explained

    Booker is focusing his campaign on racial and economic inequality.

  • June 20, 2019

    Cory Booker has a plan to reform the criminal justice system — without Congress

    Booker’s plan would initially benefit 17,000-plus people in federal prison for drugs, and more could follow.

  • June 8, 2019

    Cory Booker’s plan to fix the housing crisis and make renting affordable

    Cory Booker’s new housing plan proposes tax credits for renters, federal incentives, and "baby bonds" as ways to make housing more affordable.

  • May 22, 2019

    Cory Booker wants banks to stop charging so many overdraft fees

    Booker is going after a practice that targets vulnerable consumers.

  • May 6, 2019

    Cory Booker’s ambitious new gun control plan, explained

    Booker wants to require a license to buy and own a gun in the US — going further on guns than any other Democrat in the 2020 race.

  • April 30, 2019

    Exclusive: Booker, House Dems introduce most ambitious bill yet to curb immigration detention

    As the Trump administration tries to keep more asylum seekers in detention, progressives want to throw the detention machine in reverse.

  • April 26, 2019

    Cory Booker is winning the charity primary

    His tax returns show he donates 15 percent of his income. But is that how we should pick a president?

  • March 13, 2019

    Cory Booker’s massive overhaul of the Newark schools, explained

    Cory Booker, Chris Christie, and Mark Zuckerberg teamed up to overhaul Newark schools. Did they succeed or fail?

  • February 19, 2019

    The biggest questions about the 2020 Democratic primary, answered

    All the Democrats running for president and everything else you should know about 2020.

  • February 5, 2019

    Democrats’ confused, and confusing, Medicare-for-all debate

    Medicare-for-all doesn’t mean what it sounds like it means.

  • February 2, 2019

    Cory Booker and Kamala Harris’s affordable housing plans, explained

    There’s a downside, though.

  • February 1, 2019

    Cory Booker had a confusing answer about health care in his first 2020 press conference

    Booker’s opening comments stirred up questions about his progressive bona fides.

  • February 1, 2019

    Study: Cory Booker’s baby bonds nearly close the racial wealth gap for young adults

    Right now, white young people have 16 times the wealth of black young people.

  • February 1, 2019

    Cory Booker is a genuinely distinctive Democrat on one big issue: criminal justice

    Booker’s presidential campaign opens a left flank on criminal justice issues.

  • January 30, 2019

    5 anti-poverty plans from 2020 Democratic presidential contenders, explained

    Forget the horse race — here’s how 2020 Democrats want to fight poverty.

  • January 15, 2019

    Cory Booker presses William Barr on racism and criminal justice

    Barr has previously said that white and black offenders are treated the same by the criminal justice system.

  • December 29, 2018

    2020 Democratic hopefuls are under pressure to build diverse teams

    Progressives are starting to ask for campaign staffs that reflect the candidates’ — and America’s — racial and gender diversity.

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