All statements involving Cory Booker

"Violent crime is up since the last year of Sharpe James’ administration. This year it’s higher. … The unemployment rate is almost 15 percent. The high school dropout rate is over 50 percent."

Newark is "now home to one-third of all commercial and multi-family development."

Says Cory Booker "supports late-term and partial-birth abortion and opposes safety regulations."

Says under Mayor Cory Booker, Newark has seen "violent crime up five years in a row, murder up five years in a row."

"We need to pass a carbon tax to stop climate change. Break up the Wall Street banks. And stop the government spying on innocent Americans. Cory Booker doesn’t support any of these ideas."  

Says 2012 was the "first year in American history that more minorities are being born than people in the majority."  

Says "right now, we have more military spending than the next 10, 11, 12 countries combined."

"You see 34 people (are) murdered every single day" by gunfire in America.

Says the Republican Party platform says "pull back even more of the rules on campaign finance reform, get rid of McCain-Feingold" while the Democratic Party platform says "we want to find a way to put more fair rules on campaign finance reform."

"The first (state) budget that came out of our Republican leadership slashed funding to Planned Parenthood...It resulted in the reduction of hours, the elimination of days, elimination of access to women in my city and all over my state."

Says under President Barack Obama there’s been "the lowest discretionary spending we’ve had in decades in the United States."

Says New Jersey’s prison system is "61 percent African-American even though our state is just 13 percent black."

Says New Jersey Devils managing partner Jeff Vanderbeek "took us into arbitration."

Says New Jersey Devils managing partner Jeff Vanderbeek "froze all those monies during the toughest years in ‘08-’09" and "refused to give the charitable dollars that he was required to give by the contract."

"We've seen in this last year tremendous things happening, including our unemployment rate come down 2 percentage points."

Says America spends "over 17 percent of its GDP on health care costs when our closest competitor nations are spending about 12."

Says "if you are shot in the city of Newark, you have over an 80 percent chance that you've been arrested before an average of 10 times."

Says more than eight countries lead the United States in the percentage of college graduates.  

Says for the first time in the history of the United States, the government cut taxes during wartime

The ACLU didn't call for an investigation (of the Newark police department), they called for an immediate federal monitor.

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