A Star-Ledger columnist has revisited a piece written by New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, in which he admitted to “groping” a female friend at age 15. On Thursday, Paul Mulshine asked, “Guess who wrote the following”:New Year’s Eve 1984 I will never forget. I was 15. As the ball dropped, I leaned over to hug a friend and she met me instead with an overwhelming kiss. As we fumbled upon the bed, I remember debating my next ‘move’ as if it were a chess game. With the “Top Gun” slogan ringing in my head, I slowly reached for her breast. After having my hand pushed away once, I reached my “mark.” Our groping ended soon and while no “relationship” ensued, a friendship did. You see, the next week in school she told me that she was drunk that night and didn’t really know what she was doing. Mulshine had cited a portion of a piece written in 1992 by – as he calls him – “our junior … [Read more...] about Sen. Cory Booker Admitted to ‘Groping’ Female Friend at 15
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Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., will headline a Democratic fundraiser in South Carolina, which hosts the South's first presidential primary, fueling speculation about his White House ambitions for 2020. The Orangeburg County Democratic Party told The Associated Press that Booker is scheduled to attend its annual fundraising gala Oct. 18. That will put him in front of more than 1,000 South Carolina Democrats, including many of the state's most prominent black leaders and activists. The event will mark Booker's first trip to South Carolina since President Donald Trump took office. South Carolina is the first early voting state with a significant black population. Booker, one of three African-American senators, sought to frame his South Carolina trip in the context of the November midterm election, and a Booker aide said the South Carolina trip would involve additional appearances on behalf of Democratic candidates running this year. "As I've traveled across the country campaigning, I've … [Read more...] about Sen. Booker’s South Carolina Dem Fundraiser Fuels ’20 Talk
Booker fuels 2020 talk with South Carolina Dem fundraiser Bill Barrow, Associated Press September 12, 2018 Updated: September 12, 2018 9:43am Fueling speculation about his White House ambitions, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker will headline a Democratic fundraiser in South Carolina, which hosts the South's first presidential primary. The Orangeburg County Democratic Party told The Associated Press that Booker is scheduled to attend its annual fundraising gala Oct. 18. That will put him in front of more than 1,000 South Carolina Democrats, including many of the state's most prominent black leaders and activists. Express Newsletters Get the latest news, sports and food features sent directly to your inbox. Sign up Print subscribers get a password for your existing account here Most Popular 1 Ancient remains discovered in Frio County 2 SAFD braces for federal report on firefighter’s death 3 Judge hands Uresti co-defendant and Ponzi scheme mastermind … [Read more...] about Booker fuels 2020 talk with South Carolina Dem fundraiser
NEWARK, N.J. — The old woman walked outside in her bathrobe and curlers to shout at the man who might be president.“Senator Booker!” she called out to him.Cory Booker spun around and saw the woman standing on the stoop of her squat three-story apartment building.“Oh my gosh!” he said. “How are you? I haven’t seen you in the longest time!”The woman was incredulous.“What are you doing over here?” she exclaimed.“Just walking around the neighborhood,” said Booker. “I love that robe. Look at that.”Her name is Stephanie. They apparently have known each other for a while. With a warm smile, she explained why she rushed out in her early morning finery.“I just looked out the window and I said, ‘That’s Senator Booker!’”RELATED: High-profile congressional Democrats 11 PHOTOS High-profile Congressional Democrats See Gallery High-profile Congressional Democrats Senator … [Read more...] about Is Cory Booker for real?