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Cory Booker

Cory Booker is the junior United States senator from New Jersey. He was born in Washington, D.C., and his parents, who both worked for IBM, later relocated the family to Harrington[…]

The truth has to come out before making a judgment, but Booker hopes we can be compassionate.

Question: Should Governor Spitzer resign?

Cory Booker: Well, first of all, I don't know the facts yet and I've learned from being in this business--I read an article about me today that was not true, not that it wasn't true but the facts were not presented in a way that gave a full color of what really was going on so--being in the center and reading about yourself, I am so slow to make judgments until the truth comes out. So I withhold judgment on Spitzer, but, if a politician, or not even a politician--you can pick other careers--somebody that has the public trust is guilty of a federal crime, yeah, they should resign, so I will say that. But we as a people, let's--as he resigns, as he loses his dignity and loses face, so on and so forth, I hope that we all conduct ourselves in a way of compassion