Tomorrow is the Democratic primary in the special election to fill New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg's empty seat. We do one last round of interviews with the major candidates. Cory Booker, Mayor of Newark, on his candidacy for NJ's open Senate seat.
The Brian Lehrer Show continues our series of interviews with the candidates in New Jersey's special election to fill Frank Lautenberg's seat. Today: Newark mayor, Cory Booker.
Wednesday night at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Brian Lehrer moderated a community forum on school reform issues in Newark and throughout the state of New Jersey. On today's show, hear analysis of the conversation from New Jersey Public Radio's Nancy Solomon and John Mooney of NJ Spotlight.
New Jersey is facing the brunt of Hurricane Sandy, and while cities and towns all along the Jersey shore are feeling the affects of the storm, so are the residents of northern New Jersey. Newark Mayor Cory Booker is hard at work preparing his city for the onslaught of Sandy. He shares his concerns and plans for Newark in the wake of the storm.
Matilda Raffa Cuomo discusses the updated and expanded edition of her book, The Person Who Changed My Life: Prominent People Recall Their Mentors. She’s joined by Newark mayor Cory Booker, who is featured in the book, and who talks about the people that made a difference in his life. The book includes stories by Hillary Rodham Clinton, Joe Torre, Rosie O’Donnell, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Nora Ephron, General Colin Powell, and many others.
Is there a person who has been a mentor to you and has changed your life? Let us know!
— Newark Mayor Cory Booker on The Brian Lehrer Show.