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The Star-Ledger: Booker gives pep talk to progressives in wake of Trump win

December 2016

“Following an election that increased Republican control of state and federal government, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker delivered a pep talk to a group of progressive legislators gathering in the nation’s capital.

“Known as SiX, the group is designed as a progressive alternative to the corporate-funded American Legislative Exchange Council, which championed voter-identification laws that federal courts have said discriminate against minorities, and Stand Your Ground legislation, which allowed individuals who feel threatened to use force rather than back away and was blamed for the shooting death of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin in Florida in 2012.”

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