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Newark Mayor Cory Booker

Cory Booker and Steve Lonegan debate Oct. 9, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Genuine Animosity Rules As Booker, Lonegan Hit Homestretch For U.S. Senate

Democrat Cory Booker accused his opponent of being tea party extremist, while Republican Steve Lonegan said Booker is nothing but a Hollywood stand-in for President Barack Obama.

10/10/2013

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 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

Jersey City Immigration Reform Rally

Crowd Of Thousands Gathers In Jersey City To Call For Immigration Reform

A few thousand people gathered in Liberty State Park in Jersey City Saturday to push for reforms in immigration policy.

04/06/2013

U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (FILE PHOTO: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Sen. Frank Lautenberg Says He Won’t Seek Re-election In 2014

Despite the announcement, Lautenberg vowed to “keep fighting hard as ever” for his constituents.

02/14/2013

The alleged scene of the strip and whip viral video. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Booker Incensed By On-Camera Belt Whipping, Faults Community For Inaction

The video shows the teen was forced to strip before he was whipped with a belt allegedly because his father owed someone $20.

02/13/2013

Geraldo Rivera (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Geraldo Rivera Weighing U.S. Senate Run In New Jersey

The 69-year-old said he has spoken to some people in the New Jersey GOP about a run, but he didn’t say what they told him.

02/01/2013

First Lady Michelle Obama delivers a speech at Democratic National Convention. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages)

First Lady Michelle Obama Says President Is ‘The Man We Can Trust’ At DNC

Michelle Obama is the person who knows Barack Obama best and shared that with America.

09/04/2012

Newark Mayor Cory Booker

Obama Ally Booker Now Featured Prominently In Romney Attack Ad

Newark Mayor Cory Booker has since backed away from his objection to the Bain ad. Political observers suspect the Obama administration pressured him to see the error of his ways.

05/22/2012

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

Video Parody With Booker Reopens Possibility Of Gov. Christie On GOP Ticket

A video parody by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Newark Mayor Cory Booker was getting thousands of Internet hits on Wednesday — and it is raising even more questions about what the two politicians are up to.

05/16/2012

A group of law students rally against the NYPD's secret surveillance program on Saturday, March 3, 2012. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Fallout Continues From NYPD Muslim Student Group Monitoring

The Fordham Law Muslim Students Association are picketing a university alumni association luncheon where New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly is appearing as a guest speaker.

03/03/2012

Shooting victim Shawn Miller (credit: Handout)

Violent Night In Newark Leaves 3 Dead, 1 Injured

Three separate shootings in less than an hour left three people dead and another wounded in a violent end to the holiday weekend in Newark early Tuesday morning.

07/05/2011

Mayor Cory Booker visits 11th grade math students at the KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy - Newark, NJ - Sep 25, 2010 - Photo: Gary He for Facebook via Cory Booker's Office

Booker, Weiner Make TIME List of 140 Top Twitter Feeds

Two local politicians were recognized by TIME Magazine Monday, making their way onto the publication’s list of the “140 Best Twitter Feeds.”

03/28/2011