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10/16/2013 09:56 pm ET

Cory Booker Election Results: Newark Mayor Wins Senate Seat

AP

Newark Mayor Cory Booker has defeated Republican businessman and former mayor Steve Lonegan in the race to become the next U.S. Senator from New Jersey.

Booker and Lonegan were battling for the seat of the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D), who died in June.

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