US Senate race
Lonegan says his message of less government failed to ring through for a majority of New Jersey voters.
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.
New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg was in town today, endorsing Democratic candidate Joe Sestak in his run for US Senate.