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Senator Booker Moves Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to Tears with Tribute

New Jersey Democratic Senator Cory Booker moves Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to tears with a speech noting theā€¦ read more

New Jersey Democratic Senator Cory Booker moves Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to tears with a speech noting the historic nature of her nomination as the first Black woman and first public defender picked by a president to sit on the High Court. He expresses embarrassment about her treatment by Republicans on the panel suggesting she is soft on child pornographers. He also speaks about what her nomination means to him and minorities across the country. "Nobody's going to steal our joy," he says. "You're a person that is so much more than your race and gender...You have earned this spot. You are worthy. You are a great American, my sister, don't worry. God has got you." Recalling the sacrifices made by his hero Harriet Tubman, who escaped slavery only to return again and again to danger to help others to freedom, Senator Booker says, "The sky was full of stars, but she found one that was full of hope. That star was a harbinger of hope. Today you are my star, you are m close

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