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Former Newark Mayor Cory Booker Sworn In As U.S. SenatorBooker, 44, was sworn in as a U.S. senator at noon Thursday. Vice President Joe Biden conducted the ceremony in the Old Senate Chamber.
Report: Damon, Affleck Set To Host Fundraiser For Cory BookerMatt 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.
Poll: Booker Has Name Recognition On His Side In N.J. Senate PrimaryA 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.
Rep. Frank Pallone Joins Race For Lautenberg's Senate SeatU.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.
Booker Makes Official Announcement For Senate RunNewark Mayor Cory Booker officially threw his hat in the ring Saturday for the seat of late U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.)
Campaign Staffer: Cory Booker To Enter N.J. Senate RaceNewark 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.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker Exploring Run For US Senate In 2014After much speculation that he may run for governor, Newark Mayor Cory Booker announced Thursday that he has his eyes on a Senate seat instead.
Newark Mayor Booker: 'Absolutely' Considering Run For Governor, SenateBooker 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.