Skip Navigation

Close and don't show again.

Your browser is out of date.

You may not get the full experience here on National Journal.

Please upgrade your browser to any of the following supported browsers:

Reveal Navigation

Now That He's a Senator, Cory Booker Has to Find a Place to Live Now That He's a Senator, Cory Booker Has to Find a Place to Live Now That He's a Senator, Cory Booker Has to Find a Place to Live Now That He's a Senator, ...

share
This ad will end in seconds
 
Close X

Not a member? Learn More »

Forget Your Password?

Don't have an account? Register »

Reveal Navigation
 

 

Congress

Now That He's a Senator, Cory Booker Has to Find a Place to Live

Following his swearing-in Thursday, the former Newark, N.J., mayor jokingly asked Joe Biden about moving into the vice president's house.

photo of Elahe Izadi
October 31, 2013

Cory Booker has officially been sworn in as a U.S. senator, becoming the first black senator to be elected from New Jersey and the first elected to the upper chamber since Barack Obama in 2004.

Booker's moment drew congratulations from not just his now-fellow senators on the Senate floor after his official swearing-in, but also House members belonging to the Congressional Black Caucus. They packed the Old Senate Chambers to watch Booker and Vice President Joe Biden pose for photos. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., crouched to snap a picture with his phone of the Booker family with Biden.

 

"These guys are probably the best asset you and I both have," Biden said after posing for photos with Booker's family and CBC members.

Biden, in his typical work-the-room style, told zingers to the Booker family that had them in stitches. He joked with Booker's pastor that he should really pray for the newly elected senator. "Hi mom, I'm Joe Biden," he said as he greeted Booker's mother.

Booker had jokes of his own, telling Biden he hasn't found a place to live yet. He quipped to the vice president, "Do you have a spare room?"

You May Find These of Interest
Get us in your feed.
Job Board
Search Jobs
Watershed Resources Specialist
American Society of Civil Engineers | San Francisco, CA
Project Manager II
American Society of Civil Engineers | Memphis, TN
Manager of Engineering
American Society of Civil Engineers | Berkeley, CA
Mechanical Engineer - Dallas, TX
American Society of Civil Engineers | Dallas, TX
SENIOR STRUCTURAL ENGINEER / ENGINEERING PRODUCTION MANAGER
American Society of Civil Engineers | Boulder, CO
Senior GCP Auditor
American Society of Civil Engineers | San Francisco, CA
Structural Engineer
American Society of Civil Engineers | Orlando, FL
Construction Engineering
American Society of Civil Engineers | Chicago, IL
Concrete Testing Technician & Special Inspectors
American Society of Civil Engineers | New York, NY
SharePoint Specialist - Englewood, CO
American Society of Civil Engineers | Englewood, CO
Construction Engineer
American Society of Civil Engineers | Cleveland, OH
Rail Vehicle Mechanical Engineer - Elmira, NY
American Society of Civil Engineers | Philadelphia, PA
Structural Engineer
American Society of Civil Engineers | Chicago, IL
Engineering Manager
American Society of Civil Engineers | Springfield, VA
 
Comments
comments powered by Disqus