Newark Mayor Cory Booker

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Democrat Cory Booker Wins US Senate Election In NJ

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.

10/16/2013

FILE: Cory Booker and Steve Lonegan. (Booker photo by Ramin Talaie/ Getty Images)

Government Shutdown Become Major Talking Point In NJ Senate Special Election

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.

10/14/2013

FILE: Cory Booker and Steve Lonegan. (Booker photo by Ramin Talaie/ Getty Images)

NJ Senate Candidates Meet In Final Debate

The two candidates for New Jersey’s open Senate seat went head to head in South Jersey Wednesday night.

10/09/2013

Newark Mayor Cory Booker File Photo (credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

4 NJ Dems Facing Off Before US Senate Primary

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.

08/08/2013

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4 NJ Democrats Hold 1st Debate In US Senate Race

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.

08/05/2013

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Cory Booker Brings Huge Social Media Presence To Senate Race

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.

06/14/2013

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/ Getty Images)

NJ Court: Special Senate Election Can Stay In October

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.

06/13/2013

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Newark Mayor’s Move Toward Senate Run Draws Criticism From Some New Jersey Democrats

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.

01/15/2013

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NJ Democrats Begin To Line Up For Chance To Run Against Governor Christie

North Jersey State Senator Barbara Buono has filed papers to run in the 2013 Democratic primary.

12/12/2012

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New Jersey Governor Christie Among Time’s ‘Most Influential’

Four New Jerseyans are on Time magazine’s list of the world’s 100 most influential people.

04/22/2011

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