Cory Booker

Cory Booker's First Day on Food Stamps: Can't Afford Coffee and Long Periods Without Food

For the next seven days, and at a time when Congress is considering $16 billion in cuts to the federal program, Booker will put himself in the same position as 850,000 other New Jerseyans who receive food stamps each month.

From Blackface to Food Stamps, Is All Publicity Good Publicity? [Reader Forum]

Some people will do anything for attention. Colorlines readers respond to the latest race- and poverty-related stunts.

Cory Booker Plans to Live Off Food Stamps for One Week

Booker’s decision came by way of a challenge after Twitter user “Twitwit” told him that “nutrition is not a responsibility of the government.”

Why Cory Booker's Defense of Bain Capital Is So 'Nauseating'

The Newark mayor’s been a darling of the national press, until this week. Imara Jones explains why Booker’s odd defense of private equity firms hit such a nerve: because they represent the very thing people like Booker are supposed to counter.