Super PAC backing Booker presidential bid

An influential Democratic donor is aiming to raise $10 million for a new super Back backing U.S. Sen. Cory Booker’s yet-unannounced presidential run, the New York Times reported Thursday. Steve Philips, a well-connected donor out of San Francisco whose organizations have previously backed mobilization efforts for Booker and former President Barack Obama, announced he would formally create the pro-Booker super PAC Dream United on Thursday. According to the Times, Phillips

Sherrill takes rare shot at Trump over response to attempted bombings

Editor's Note: This story was updated with comment from Assemblyman Jay Webber at 8:15 p.m. Mikie Sherrill took a rare shot at President Donald Trump over his response to attempted assassinations of a number the latter’s political opponents, including Sen. Cory Booker. “I was just concerned that president Trump has started to use very divisive language about the press with respect to the pipe bombs that are being sent,” she