Booker, 44, was sworn in as a U.S. senator at noon Thursday. Vice President Joe Biden conducted the ceremony in the Old Senate Chamber.
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.
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.
U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) said Sunday that he is officially in the race to fill the U.S. Senate seat occupied by Frank Lautenberg.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker officially threw his hat in the ring Saturday for the seat of late U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.)
Newark Mayor Cory Booker is planning to enter the special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat previously held by Frank Lautenberg, a member of Booker’s campaign staff said Friday.
After much speculation that he may run for governor, Newark Mayor Cory Booker announced Thursday that he has his eyes on a Senate seat instead.
Booker said he will be thoughtful in his decision, but noted he doesn’t have much time to decide whether he’ll challenge Gov. Chris Christie for the seat.