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Senator Cory Booker Biography, Age, Career, Net Worth

Who Is Cory Booker – Cory Booker Bio

Cory Booker is an American politician serving as the United States Senator for New Jersey since 2013 and he is a member of the Democratic Party. The first African-American U.S. Senator from New Jersey. He previously the 36th Mayor of Newark from 2006 to 2013.

Cory Booker Education – Political Career

He graduated from Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan, where he played varsity football and was named to the 1986 USA Today All-USA high school football team. Booker went on to Stanford University, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in political science in 1991 and a Master of Arts in sociology the following year.

Considering advocacy work and a run for city council in Newark after graduation from law school, he lived in the city during his final year at Yale.   he served as staff attorney for the Urban Justice Center in New York and program coordinator of the Newark Youth Project after his graduation.  In 1998, Cory won an upset victory for a seat on the Municipal Council of Newark, defeating four-term incumbent George Branch.

To draw attention to the problems of open-air drug dealing and associated violence, he went on a 10-day hunger strike and lived in a tent and later in a motor home near drug-dealing areas of the city.  He proposed council initiatives that impacted housing, young people, law and order, and the efficiency and transparency of city hall, but was regularly outvoted by all of his fellow councilors.

His mayoralty and personal celebrity drew much media attention to Newark. While he enjoyed high ratings from city residents, his legacy has received mixed reactions. During his tenure, millions of dollars were invested in downtown development, but underemployment and high murder rates continue to characterize many of the city’s neighborhoods.

Despite legal challenges initiated during his term, Newark Public Schools has remained under control of the state for nearly twenty years. received $32 million in emergency state aid in 2011 and 2012, requiring a memorandum of understanding between Newark and the state that obligates the city to request and the state to approve appointments to city hall administrative positions.

While Mayor of Newark, Booker claimed in an interview that Newark’s unemployment rate had fallen by two percentage points.

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Cory Booker Religion

He stated that he was raised in a religious household, and he and his family attended a small African Methodist Episcopal Church in New Jersey. On June 2016, he worshiped at the Metropolitan Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey.

Short video Bio of Presidential hopeful Cory Booker

Cory Booker Age

He was born on 27 April 1969 and is 49 years as of 2018.

Cory Booker Net Worth

As a senator, he earns a salary of around $174,000. Thus he is estimated to have a net worth of $3 million.

Cory Booker Parents – Cory Booker Family – Cory Booker Brother

He was born to Carolyn Rose and Cary Alfred Booker.

Is Cory Booker Married – Cory Booker Wife

Cory is not married but is rumored to be in a relationship with Hollywood entertainment lawyer Bianca Levin.

Who Is Cory Booker Dating – Cory Booker Girlfriend

When Booker was asked about his relationship he responded “I’m heterosexual.” ……. “Every candidate should run on their authentic self, tell their truth, and more importantly, or mostly importantly, talk about their vision for the country.”

He now has a girlfriend that he’s been seeing secretly. The alleged girlfriend is Hollywood entertainment lawyer Bianca Levin.  Cory Booker isn’t gay and thus would become first unmarried American president Since 1884

Cory Booker Gay

He has himself been the target of rumors about being gay and has generally refused to address these on principle, which he explained in 2013:

Because I want to challenge people on their homophobia. I love seeing on Twitter when someone says I’m gay, and I say, “People who think I’m gay, some part of me thinks it’s wonderful. Because I want to challenge people on their homophobia. I love seeing on Twitter when someone says I’m gay, and I say, ‘So what does it ­matter if I am?’ ”

In a 1992 column by The Stanford Daily, Cory admitted that as a teenager he had “hated gays”

Cory Booker For President 2020  – Cory Booker President

He joins a crowded and growing Democratic field that is already the most diverse in history with hopefuls like Joe Biden,Michael Bloomberg,Sherrod Brown,Pete Buttigieg,Julian Castro,John Delaney,Andrew Yang,Elizabeth Warren,Eric Swalwell,Howard Schultz,Bernie Sanders,Beto O’Rourke ,Richard Ojeda,Seth Moulton,Terry McAuliffe,Eric Holder ,Jay Inslee,John Hickenlooper,Kamala Harris,Kirsten Gillibrand,Jeff Flake,Eric Garcetti,Tulsi Gabbard , Booker now in the mix, two black candidates.

His announcement comes nearly a year to the day from the Iowa caucuses and the start of the primary calendar. Booker plans to head to Iowa February 8-9 and then to South Carolina on February 10. He also intends to visit New Hampshire over Presidents Day weekend.

Cory Booker Contact – Cory Booker Email  – Cory Booker Phone Number – Cory Booker Website

359 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: (202) 224-3224
Fax: (202) 224-8378

One Port Center
2 Riverside Drive, Suite 505
Camden, NJ 08101
Phone: (856) 338-8922
Fax: (856) 338-8936


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