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10/16/2013 10:00 pm ET

N.J. Senate Race Ends With Cory Booker Defeating Steve Lonegan

AP

Democrat Cory Booker, mayor of Newark, has defeated Republican businessman Steve Lonegan to become New Jersey's next U.S. Senator.

Booker and Lonegan battled at the polls on Wednesday in a special election to fill the seat of the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D), who died in June.

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