The tunnel is projected to cost about $20 billion to build.
Democrats are debating months before the Feb. 1 Iowa caucuses.
The push comes amid rising criticism of mandatory minimum sentencing guidelines.
Federal contractors would only be allowed to ask about criminal history after an offer is made.
“Politics matters more than what’s right,” Christie said of Booker’s announcement.
The high-ranking Democrat said $550 million could be used to fix damaged train tunnels.
Lawmakers are demanding action from the Transportation Security Administration.
Booker said Sanders's record is one of deep respect for civil rights.
He wants to require states to offer online voter registration.
"The United States of America is falling behind dramatically its global peers," the Democrat said.
Six Senate Democrats from the Northeast are taking on the Obama administration with a bill to...
Sens. Cory Booker and Deb Fischer want regulators to "lay the foundation" for driverless cars.
A bipartisan group of senators is pushing to beef up pipeline safety standards.
A group of senators wants Obama to reject riders affecting the Endangered Species Act.
Lawmakers on the Senate Commerce Committee helped reach an accord on the contentious issue.
The senator says she baked "about 45 dozen chocolate chip cookies" following one loss.
Rail service on the Gulf Coast east of New Orleans has been dormant since 2005.
President Obama’s magic number in the Senate on the Iran deal is 41.
To reach 60 votes, Republicans need four more Senate Dems to oppose the deal.
The measure calls for spending approximately $1.65 billion annually on Amtrak.
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Cory Booker and John Hoeven want temporary rules in place until the FAA finishes its regs.
Some reforms could save tax dollars, Sens. Cory Booker and Claire McCaskill say.
The New Jersey senator filed legislation to boost a $35 billion federal rail financing program.