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Vice President Joe Biden congratulates Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) after administering a ceremonial swearing-in as his mother Carolyn Booker looks on in the Old Senate Chamber at the U.S. Captiol. October 31, 2013. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Former Newark Mayor Cory Booker Sworn In As U.S. Senator

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.

10/31/2013

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 (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

Rep. Frank Pallone (file / credit: Office of Rep. Frank Pallone)

Rep. Frank Pallone Joins Race For Lautenberg’s Senate Seat

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.

06/09/2013

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

Booker Makes Official Announcement For Senate Run

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.)

06/08/2013

Cory Booker (credit: Twitter)

Campaign Staffer: Cory Booker To Enter N.J. Senate Race

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.

06/07/2013

Cory Booker (credit: Twitter)

Newark Mayor Cory Booker Exploring Run For US Senate In 2014

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.

12/20/2012

Newark Mayor Cory Booker

Newark Mayor Booker: ‘Absolutely’ Considering Run For Governor, Senate

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.

12/09/2012