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"You can judge a lot by a country by who they incarcerate," Cory Booker tells NPR. Amr Alfiky/NPR hide caption

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Cory Booker Promises To Bring America Together. But How?

In a wide-ranging interview with NPR, the Democratic presidential candidate explains why he thinks consensus around generally progressive ideas and "courageous empathy" are viable goals in 2020.

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Move To Pull Consumer Protection Rule Heightens Debate Over Payday Lending

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Sen. Cory Booker Promises To Bring America Together. But How?

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