Thursday, October 31, 2013
By Sarah Gonzalez : Reporter, WNYC/NJPR
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, July 09, 2013
By Tracie Hunte : Assistant Producer, WNYC News
Newark Police officers are now be required to record the age, gender, race and the circumstances surrounding each stop conducted in the city.