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Newark Mayor Cory Booker  (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Report: Damon, Affleck Set To Host Fundraiser For Cory Booker

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck will be among the headliners for a Hollywood fundraiser on behalf of New Jersey U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker, according to a published report.

08/27/2013

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

Poll: Booker Tops Lonegan By 16 Percent For US Senate

The Oct. 16 special election will determine who completes the last 15 months of Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s term.

08/20/2013

(photo credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

N.J. Candidate Lonegan’s Wife Asks To Meet Oprah Winfrey

The wife of Republican New Jersey U.S. Senate candidate Steve Lonegan would like Oprah Winfrey – a major supporter of Democratic rival Cory Booker – to get to know her husband and his story.

08/19/2013

Cory Booker, Steve Lonegan

Expert: Booker Likely To Emerge Victorious In Senate Race

Democrat Cory Booker was set to face Republican Steve Lonegan for the U.S. Senate seat in New Jersey following the primary this week, and an expert said Booker will likely cruise to victory.

08/17/2013

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

Steve Lonegan announcing he has 7,200 signatures on petition for U.S. Senate seat. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Lonegan Stands His Ground Following Controversial Tweet

Booker’s campaign manager, Addisu Demissiehe, called the posting “offensive and fundamentally out of step with New Jersey values.”

08/10/2013

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

Newark Riverfront Park ribbon-cutting. (credit: Twitter/City Of Newark)

Newark Riverfront Park Built Along Superfund Site Opens To Public

At just four acres, Riverfront Park is a small step for open space but a giant leap for the city of Newark.

08/04/2013

Newark Mayor Cory Booker with Former U.S. Sen. Bill Bradley in Newark, N.J. - June 8, 2013 (credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Report: Booker Strays From Campaign Events, Leads Polls

Booker holds a commanding 40-point lead in the latest Quinnipiac University poll in the race to fill late Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s Senate seat.

07/28/2013

Bonnie Lautenberg endorses Rep. Frank Pallone for Senate, July 22, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Lautenberg’s Widow Endorses Rep. Frank Pallone For Senate Seat

Bonnie Lautenberg also took a few mild swipes at Pallone’s chief Democratic competitor in next month’s primary, Newark Mayor Cory Booker, as a candidate whose numerous TV appearances and celebrity connections won’t necessarily translate to effective governing.

07/22/2013

Cory Booker (credit: Twitter)

Poll: Booker Has ‘Insurmountable Lead’ In Senate Primary Race

The Monmouth University survey released Tuesday shows Booker with the support of 49 percent of Democrats likely to vote in the Aug. 13 primary. His closest competitor, U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, got 12 percent.

07/16/2013

Newark Mayor Cory Booker with Former U.S. Sen. Bill Bradley in Newark, N.J. - June 8, 2013 (credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Cory Booker Wants ‘New Blood’ In U.S. Senate

“It’s time that we have voices in Washington that are not about left or right, but really about getting problems solved, bringing people together, and really making progress,” Booker said Wednesday.

07/10/2013

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

Poll: Booker Has Name Recognition On His Side In N.J. Senate Primary

A Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday shows 56 percent of New Jersey voters surveyed have a favorable opinion of the 44-year-old Newark mayor. Twenty-seven percent say they don’t know enough about Booker to form an opinion.

07/09/2013

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