|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
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.
2020 presidential campaign[change | change source]
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.
Personal life[change | change source]
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.
References[change | change source]
- "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.