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Ex-Reagan Aide Wins Primary To Challenge Cory Booker

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

New Jersey Republicans have selected GOP operative Jeff Bell to challenge Cory Booker for his U.S. Senate seat, the Associated Press reports. Bell,...

Republican Wins Race To Challenge Cory Booker

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Republican Jeff Bell will face Democratic Sen. Cory Booker in the general election for New Jersey's Senate seat, the Associated Press reports. Bell...

Rand Paul Celebrates Festivus By Airing His Grievances On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) aired his grievances with Congress, the Federal Reserve and the state of bipartisanship in the Senate in a string of Festivus-i...

Amanda Terkel

Cory Booker Backs Major LGBT Rights Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) plans to vote for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, saying on Saturday that he would like it to be the fi...

Michael McAuliff

Cory Booker Sets Himself Apart On First Day

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Cory Booker, the former Democratic mayor of Newark, was sworn in as a United States senator from New Jersey just after Thursday noon, wi...

Cory Booker Meditating After 'Remarkably Unhealthy' Campaign Lifestyle

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

Life on the campaign trail is notoriously unhealthy. Political candidates have to happily chomp down on corn dogs, giant turkey legs and various other...

Cory Booker Is Now A U.S. Senator

AP | KATIE ZEZIMA | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker was sworn in as a Democratic senator from New Jersey on Thursday, taking the ...

HERE COMES CORY

Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

By KATIE ZEZIMA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Cory Booker has come to Washington. The former Newark mayor will be swor...

Amanda Terkel

Cory Booker's Push For Criminal Justice Reform Gets Big Boost

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Criminal justice reform will be at the top of Sen.-elect Cory Booker's (D-N.J.) agenda when he is sworn in on Thursday, and he has alrea...

Cory Booker's Win Exposes Glaring Senate Reality

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics

Hours after Senate-elect Cory Booker (D-N.J.) learned he was headed to Washington, he appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," voicing how frustrations with...

'It's Complicated'

AP | KATIE ZEZIMA | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. -- NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Newark that Cory Booker is leaving behind as the state's newly elected U.S. senator is far more nuanced and ...

Cory Booker Celebrates Senate Win: I'm A 'Scrapper'

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI and KATIE ZEZIMA | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. -- NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — U.S. senator-elect Cory Booker said Thursday he's ready to go to Washington and is not afraid if he "breaks dish...

Cory Booker Facing Bumpier Path Than Expected

AP | KATIE ZEZIMA and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. -- NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Cory Booker's path to Wednesday's U.S. Senate election has been bumpier than anticipated. Even Republicans had ...

Steve Lonegan, the Great Embarrassment of New Jersey

Thomas Alter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Thomas Alter

Interestingly, in one of the most diverse states in the country, Lonegan has decided to run a campaign Archie Bunker would have been proud of.

Booker Raised How Much More Than His Opponent?

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) has outraised his Republican opponent in New Jersey's special Senate election by 8-to-1, pulling in $11.2 million compare...

John Celock

Sarah Palin To Stump For Cory Booker's Opponent

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

Sarah Palin will go to New Jersey Saturday to headline an event for Republican Senate candidate Steve Lonegan, days before the state's Oct 16. special...

Booker Burying Lonegan in Super PAC Cash Dash

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

When it comes to super PACs, U.S. Senate candidate and Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker loves demonizing those on the right -- even as he's enjoying massive support from those on the left.

John Celock

Charges Fly In New Jersey Senate Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

Democrat Cory Booker and Republican Steve Lonegan didn't agree on much of anything during Friday's U.S. Senate candidate debate in New Jersey, trading...

John Celock

Palin Bashes Booker

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

Sarah Palin has weighed in on New Jersey's special U.S. Senate election, endorsing Republican Steve Lonegan over Democratic frontrunner Cory Booker. ...

Joe Biden To Campaign For Cory Booker In New Jersey

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden is planning to travel to New Jersey to campaign for Cory Booker's campaign for Senate. The White House says Bi...

John Celock

GOP Challenger Plans To 'Expose' Cory Booker

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Republican Steve Lonegan sees a path to victory over Newark Mayor Cory Booker in New Jersey's upcoming U.S. Senate election i...

Paul Mocks Booker's 'Imaginary Friend'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) mocked Newark mayor and U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker for telling stories about a drug dealer named T-Bone, whose existence...

Cory Booker Releases Tax Returns

AP | KATIE ZEZIMA | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. -- Mayor Cory Booker is stepping down from the board of an Internet startup he helped found, his campaign said Friday as it provided tax ...

Booker Faces Local Challenges Amid Campaign

AP | KATIE ZEZIMA | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. -- Mayor Cory Booker, with six weeks left in his campaign for a U.S. Senate seat, is grappling with a surge in violence that has left nin...

John Celock

GOP Senate Candidate Says He's 'Not Validating Cory Booker's Lifestyle'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 08.29.2013 | Politics

New Jersey Republican U.S. Senate nominee Steve Lonegan on Thursday tried to escape comments he made about Democratic opponent Cory Booker's sexuality...