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Booker Lands Major Democratic Party Role

Newark's mayor will help formulate party platform

Reports of Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s death as a player in national Democratic Party politics have apparently been greatly exaggerated.

Booker, along with Rep. Barney Frank of Massachusetts and others, has been selected to help craft the party’s platform for the next four years , the National Journal reported today. The mayor, who has fans from coast to coast thanks to his attention-grabbing exploits and huge following on Twitter, will help chair a committee advising delegates to the Democratic National Convention being held in Charlotte, N.C. Sept. 3.

In May, Booker angered many in the party by defending presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s career with Bain Capital, which was the subject of recent attack ads put out by the campaign of President Obama. Booker made the remarks on NBC’s “Meet the Press”.

Shortly afterwards, The New York Post quoted an unnamed source within the Obama administration proclaiming that Booker was “dead to us.”

laura July 20, 2012 at 02:15 AM
Mispelled education:)
VietNam Vet July 20, 2012 at 03:58 AM
No laura, there is no memory loss with me, thats the problem I remember very well maybe to much. I know the economy wasn't real good but this idiot only took a bad situation and made it much worse when he bailed out GM, I would have let them go under. If it was my business hat was in trouble there is no way they would have help me or any one else. He has done everything to hurt business and prevent business from hiring anyone. I remember that when he took over the Gas prices were about $1.69 a gallon, not where is it? And he has already said in the past he didn't care if the gas went up to $ 10.00 a gallon, only now that its hurting his chances is he concerned. When George W. Bush was President and we paid about $85.00 a barrel the gas was about $2.00, with this idiot the oil is at $85.00 a barrel but look at where the gas prices are. I also know that when Bush was in and the gas went up to $ 3.50 everybody was going crazy over that, but with this jerk the gas goes up to 3.89 and you except that, no problem!!! Tell me something isn't wrong with that picture. You can't have it one way for one and another way for this jerkface idiotic moron. He still hasn't released his REAL birth Certificate, and NOW there is total proof that the one he did release is a fake. They got the woman in charge of these things and she said it is not real, there is no record anywhere, the coding system is all wrong on the one he showed last year.
VietNam Vet July 20, 2012 at 04:09 AM
laura stop worring that I may have mispelled something, sometimes my finger hits the wrong keys but keep on the facts, this idiot you think is your idol is a walking nightmare for good Americans everywhere. Learn the real truth and stop listening to the democraps lies they love to spread. They will stop at nothing to discredit anyone just to win, including{ now that it has come out} they have been registering even dogs and cats to vote with absentee ballots as well as dead people. Above you said that everything he brings to the table gets voted down, how can that be? His own party controls things and the GOP can't get a bill past because the dems won't let it. They are in the majority, so its his own party that is holding everything up, get the REAL facts lady.
laura July 20, 2012 at 04:35 AM
When I said mispelled education I was speaking about me. I am for President Obama and so is Corey Booker. Continue to see things your way and vote in November, I will.
laura July 20, 2012 at 04:46 AM
Look at the time, it was typed before your comment. Your comments sound as if you are angry with me for my opinions. Again, I believe in President Obama and it has nothing to do with his color, it has to do with his integrity. Goodnight.

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