Newark Mayor Cory Booker
Booker was elected to complete the 15 months remaining on the term of Frank Lautenberg, whose death in June at age 89 gave rise to an unusual and abbreviated campaign. If he wants to keep the seat for a full six-year term — and all indications are that he does — Booker will be on the ballot again in November 2014.
With the special election to fill New Jersey’s vacant Senate seat in Congress just a few days away, Democrat Newark Mayor Cory Booker and Republican Steve Lonegan are hitting the campaign trail hard.
The two candidates for New Jersey’s open Senate seat went head to head in South Jersey Wednesday night.
Three Democrats seeking their party’s nomination in a special U.S. Senate race stepped up their criticism of a fourth candidate and the front runner, Newark Mayor Cory Booker, in the final debate before next week’s primary election day.
Four New Jersey Democrats running for the U.S. Senate seat of the late liberal Democrat Frank Lautenberg are debating for the first time in the abbreviated campaign.
When he’s not shoveling snow, or rescuing a neighbor from a burning building, Cory Booker usually fields service requests and answers questions on social media.
A three-judge panel in New Jersey has dismissed a suit aimed at blocking a special election to fill the seat of the late U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg.
Newark mayor Cory Booker has built a national fan base with exploits such as rescuing people from burning buildings. But some members of his own New Jersey Democratic party are miffed at him.
North Jersey State Senator Barbara Buono has filed papers to run in the 2013 Democratic primary.
Four New Jerseyans are on Time magazine’s list of the world’s 100 most influential people.