Cory Anthony Booker (born April 27, 1969) is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from New Jersey. He is a member of the U.S. Democratic Party. He has been in office since 2013. Before being senator, he served as mayor of Newark from 2006 to 2013.
|United States Senator|
from New Jersey
|Assumed office |
October 31, 2013
Serving with Bob Menendez
|Preceded by||Jeffrey Chiesa|
|Mayor of Newark, New Jersey|
July 1, 2006 – October 31, 2013
|Preceded by||Sharpe James|
|Succeeded by||Luis Quintana|
|Member of the Newark City Council|
from the Central Ward
July 1, 1998 – June 30, 2002
|Preceded by||George Branch|
|Succeeded by||Charles Bell|
Cory Anthony Booker
April 27, 1969
Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Alma mater||Stanford University|
Queen's College, Oxford
Yale Law School
2020 presidential campaignEdit
Many news articles believe that Booker would be a popular Democratic candidate for the 2020 presidential election against Donald Trump. On February 1, 2019, Booker launched his presidential campaign for the Democratic nomination.
His brother is Cary Booker II，named after their father Cary Booker. In September 2018, The Daily Caller revealed that in the 1990s Cory wrote of a 1984 incident where he groped a Stanford student at a New Year's party.
- "What makes Cory Booker's groping incident different than the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh". CNN. September 21, 2018. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
- "Cory Booker Announced 2020 Campaign". Retrieved February 1, 2019.
- Burke, Caroline (2019-02-01). "Cary Booker, Cory Booker's Brother: 5 Fast Facts to Know". Heavy. Retrieved 2019-03-10.
- "In 1992, Cory Booker wrote of 'groping' a high school friend as they 'fumbled upon a bed' and issued a call for sexual respect". The Washington Post. September 21, 2018. Retrieved September 21, 2018.