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Senator
Sen. Cory Booker [D, NJ]
for
New Jersey

About

Cory Booker holds both a Bachelor's degree political science and Master's degree in sociology from Stanford University and a Bachelor's degree in Modern History at Oxford University. He was a Rhodes Scholar and completed his law degree at Yale University. Booker was elected to the Newark city council at age 29 and served from 1998 to 2002. In 2006, at age 37, he was first elected mayor of the state's largest, and perhaps most troubled, city. He was re-elected in 2010. He turned down an offer from President Barack Obama in 2009 to head the newly created White House Office of Urban Affairs Policy. Before being elected to public office, Mayor Booker served as a staff attorney for the Urban Justice Center in Newark. He is single and has no children. In 2013, Cory Booker won the Democratic primary and general election for the seat of deceased former Sen. Lautenberg.

Bio-Information

D.O.B 04/27/1969
Rank junior
Location New Jersey
Office 359 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Party Democrat
Phone 202-224-3224
Fax 202-224-8378

Select Interest Group Rating

29%
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
0%
Gun Owners of America
100%
AFL-CIO
94%
American Civil Liberties Union
21%
National Taxpayers Union
100%
NARAL Pro-Choice America
0%
American Conservative Union
95%
Americans for Democratic Action