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Booker Sworn in as US Senator

Thursday, October 31, 2013

WNYC

Former Newark mayor Cory Booker is the newest member of the U.S. Senate. He was sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden Thursday. They then went to the Old Senate Chamber for a ceremonial swearing in, where Booker's mother stood between the two, holding a Bible.

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WNYC News

Booker, Lonegan Make Final Pitch to NJ Voters

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

WNYC

It's the last day of campaigning for the two candidates in New Jersey's special Senate election.

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New Jersey News

Booker Appears to Have an Unbeatable Lead

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Cory Booker continues to dominate the field, less than a week before the primary vote in New Jersey's U.S. Senate race to fill the seat of the late Frank Lautenberg.

A new Quinnipiac poll puts Booker at the top of the Democratic field with 54% of likely primary voters.

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New Jersey News

A Debate With Full Attendance

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

The first debate with all four Democratic candidates vying for a U.S. Senate seat in New Jersey featured a lot of agreement on foreign policy issues but different ideas on how to fund education.

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New Jersey News

Booker Criticized for Skipping NAACP Forum

Friday, August 02, 2013

Newark Mayor and Senate hopeful Cory Booker is facing criticism for skipping an NAACP forum for Democratic candidates in his own city last night.  He attended a campaign fundraiser in Jersey City with Oprah Winfrey instead.

Booker also missed a candidates debate last weekend.

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WNYC News

Newark Stop and Frisk Policy Aims for Transparency

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Newark Police officers are now be required to record the age, gender, race and the circumstances surrounding each stop conducted in the city.

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New Jersey News

Booker's Plan to Break the Cycle of Poverty

Monday, July 08, 2013

WNYC

U.S. Senate hopeful Cory Booker outlined a plan today to end child poverty in the U.S., which is estimated to cost taxpayers $500 billion a year. 

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