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

Newark Mayor Booker Completes His Food Stamp Challenge

Newark Mayor Cory Booker has completed his challenge to live on food stamps for a week.

12/11/2012

Cory Booker (credit: Twitter)

Newark Mayor Booker Says He Forgot Caffeine For Food Stamp Challenge

Newark, N.J. Mayor Cory Booker has been living on food stamps since Tuesday, and realized a couple of days in that he forgot to buy products with caffeine when he shopped for the weeklong challenge.

12/09/2012

Cory Booker (credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Bing)

Newark Mayor Booker Prepares For Week On Food Stamps

Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker’s week on food stamps will begin Tuesday, and he has prepared for the challenge with a grocery purchase of $27.98.

12/03/2012

Cory Booker (credit: Twitter)

Newark Mayor Booker To Live On Food Stamps For A Week Beginning Tuesday

Booker, who is vegetarian, will be limited to $1.40 for each meal for the duration of the challenge.

12/02/2012