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Harry Reid Already Embarrassing Cory Booker in Front of His New Friends

New Jersey Senator-elect Cory Booker speaks onstage at the third annual Pencils of Promise gala at Guastavino's on October 24, 2013 in New York City.
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What a remarkable young man he is,” said the Senate majority leader, announcing the scheduled Thursday arrival of the new senator from New Jersey. “He was a student at Stanford … he was also a tight end for the football team … Everyone will meet him here and they’ll find that he’s a very big man, physically.” Cory Booker is definitely going to get picked on anyway.

Reid on Booker: ‘A Very Big Man, Physically’