FILE- In this June 17, 2012 file photo, Newark N.J. Mayor Cory Booker delivers a commencement address during graduation ceremonies on the Stanford University campus in Stanford, Calif.

 

              FILE- In this June 17, 2012 file photo, Newark N.J. Mayor Cory Booker delivers a commencement address during graduation ceremonies on the Stanford University campus in Stanford, Calif.
FILE- In this June 17, 2012 file photo, Newark N.J. Mayor Cory Booker delivers a commencement address during graduation ceremonies on the Stanford University campus in Stanford, Calif. In a 1992 column in The Stanford Daily, his college newspaper, Booker wrote that he was "disgusted by gays" before a transformative experience with a gay peer counselor changed his views. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)