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St. Sen. Barbara Buono (credit: Barbara Buono for Governor)

Gubernatorial Candidate Barbara Buono: ‘New Jersey Can Do Better’

The state senator from Metuchen has already put more than 20,000 miles on her SUV reaching out to voters at places like a strip mall in Bordentown.

09/30/2013

Chris Christie and Cory Booker. (credit: Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images)

With Lead Shrinking, Booker Appears At Event With Christie

Chris Christie may be backing Cory Booker’s competitor in their Senate race, but the Newark mayor was being friendly with the governor Wednesday.

09/25/2013

Cory Booker, Steve Lonegan BIG DL

Poll Shows Steve Lonegan Gaining On Cory Booker In N.J. Senate Race

A new Quinnipiac University poll finds the race for U.S. Senate in New Jersey has tightened. The special election is scheduled for Oct. 16.

09/24/2013

U.S. Senate candidate Steve Lonegan (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

New Jersey Senate Hopeful Lonegan Releases Tax Returns

The U.S. Senate candidate and his wife earned $1 million over three years.

09/09/2013

Cory Booker, Steve Lonegan

Lonegan Files Lawsuit Against Booker Over Expense Reports

Lonegan announced his lawsuit Friday on the steps of Newark City Hall, WCBS 880′s Levon Putney reports.

09/06/2013

Chris Christie and Cory Booker. (credit: Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images)

Poll: Christie, Booker Backed 2-1 Over Opponents In Respective Races

The Fairleigh Dickinson-PublicMind poll out Thursday finds Gov. Chris Christie and Cory Booker each have 50 percent support.

08/29/2013

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (file / credit: Mayor's Office)

Cory Booker Calls For End To Minimum Drug Sentences

Saying it’s obvious the war on drugs has not worked, Newark Mayor Cory Booker called Wednesday for an end to minimum sentencing for low-level drug offenders.

08/28/2013

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)/President Barack Obama (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama Cites Cory Booker’s ‘Passion’ In Endorsement For U.S. Senate

Booker, a Democrat, won last week’s primary and will face Republican Steve Lonegan in the special general election October.

08/21/2013

Cory Booker, Steve Lonegan

Lonegan, Booker Declared Winners Of New Jersey Senate Primaries

The New Jersey U.S. Senate special election primaries were called Tuesday night for Democrat Cory Booker and Republican Steve Lonegan.

08/13/2013

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (file / credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Booker Foes Attack Newark Mayor For Not Spending Time In Newark

A special election to decide who will take over former Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s seat is only days away. Two of the top contenders have been hitting the streets trying to get all the votes they can.

08/09/2013

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (file / credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Steve Lonegan Campaign Deletes Racially Charged Tweet About Cory Booker

The tweet showed a map labeling Newark as “West Africa,” “Guyana,” among other places.

CBS New York–08/09/2013

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (file / credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Cory Booker Dominates New Jersey Senate Poll

The Quinnipiac University survey released Wednesday shows 54 percent of likely Democratic primary voters support the Newark mayor.

08/07/2013

From left: Cory Booker (credit Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images); Rep. Rush Holt (credit: Holt Campaign); Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver (credit: New Jersey Legislature); Rep. Frank Pallone (credit: 
pallone.house.gov)

All 4 Democrats To Face Off In New Jersey Senate Debate

Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Rep. Rush Holt, Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver and Rep. Frank Pallone are all scheduled to be at Montclair State University on Monday night for a debate that is scheduled to be shown live on NJTV.

08/05/2013

Vivian Wilson suffers from Dravet's Syndrome. Her parents say she would be helped by medical marijuana. (credit: CBS 2)

Parents Deliver Letters Urging Christie To Sign Bill Allowing Kids To Use Medical Marijuana

A family fighting to make medical marijuana easily accessible to their sick daughter and other children suffering like her. On Thursday, they took their cause straight to New Jersey’s governor.

08/01/2013