WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden won’t be coming to New Jersey to campaign for Democratic Senate candidate Cory Booker.
The White House says Biden had to cancel Friday’s appearance because of the partial government shutdown.READ MORE: Teen Victim Speaks Out For First Time Following Racially Motivated Attack Aboard SEPTA Train
Booker is competing against Republican Steve Lonegan for the seat left vacant by the death of Democrat Frank Lautenberg.READ MORE: Police Searching For Suspect In Fatal Thanksgiving Day Hit-And-Run In Cherry Hill
The special Senate election takes place on Oct. 16.
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