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Cory Booker (credit: Twitter)

Poll: Booker Has ‘Insurmountable Lead’ In Senate Primary Race

The Monmouth University survey released Tuesday shows Booker with the support of 49 percent of Democrats likely to vote in the Aug. 13 primary. His closest competitor, U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, got 12 percent.

07/16/2013

Still shot of Mayor Cory Booker in his 'Run' ad (credit: YouTube)

Booker Releases First Ad In U.S. Senate Race

The social media-savvy mayor posted a link to the 30-second video titled “Run” to Twitter on Tuesday evening.

06/25/2013

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

Cory Booker (credit: Twitter)

Booker Hauls In Nearly $2 Million In Contributions For U.S. Senate Race

Booker plans to wait until after the November gubernatorial election to formally announce whether he will run for senate. He filed paperwork in January that allows him to raise money for a campaign.

04/16/2013

Cory Booker (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images Entertainment) Sen. Frank Lautenberg (credit:Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Politicians Stay Mum On Booker’s Senate Ambitions As Democrats Scramble To Find Gov. Candidate

The state’s junior senator, Robert Menendez, said “I’ll have nothing to say about the U.S. Senate race,” until Lautenberg makes a decision one way or the other.

01/17/2013

Rep. Chris Murphy and Linda McMahon (file / credits: Chris Murphy for Senate, Linda McMahon for Senate 2012)

McMahon, Murphy Seek Support From Women Voters In Conn. Senate Race

Republican Linda McMahon and Democrat Chris Murphy were both looking to female voters as key to winning the open seat, in the midst of the final weeks of the heated race.

CBS New York–10/23/2012

A man votes at a public school - New York, NY - Nov 2, 2010 - Photo: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

Ballot Issues, Privacy Concerns Hamper NYC Polling Places

Election Day is a true test, in a highly-anticipated midterm election, of how efficiently voters are actually able to use a pencil on paper ballots in combination with new electronic scanners. The results were mixed.

11/02/2010

Polling Machines (credit: CBS 2)

Elections Official Discusses Polling Problems, Solutions

New York City’s Board of Elections said it fixed the many problems that plagued the primaries back in September. J.C. Polanco, one of the Board’s 10 commissioners, is here to explain how.

11/02/2010

Sen. Chuck Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand - File / Photos: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images, Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Saks Fifth Avenue

Races Look Safer For Local Democrats

Democrats were calling out the big guns, doing everything they could to avoid a political pummeling.

11/01/2010

Photo/Schumer (Getty Images), Townsend (AP)

Townsend: I Want To Give NYers A Choice

Republican Jay Townsend shrugs off the vast money gap between him and Sen. Charles Schumer and the polls showing the two-term Democrat ahead by dozens of points in his re-election bid.

11/01/2010

Linda McMahon (Photo by Richard Messina-Pool/Getty Images)

Wrestler’s Dad Slams McMahon In Conn. Senate Race

The father of a wrestler who killed himself and his family is asking voters to reject Republican Linda McMahon, the former World Wrestling Entertainment CEO.

10/25/2010

McMahon, Blumenthal

Blumenthal, McMahon To Meet In Third Conn. Debate

The Connecticut Senate candidates are facing off in another televised debate. The two candidates, Republican Linda McMahon and Democrat Richard Blumenthal, participated in two face-to-face debates last week.

10/10/2010

Linda McMahon Leads Polls In Conn. Senate Race

National Dems Bash McMahon In Conn. Senate Race Ad

National Democrats have begun airing a TV ad attacking the business record of the Republican candidate for Connecticut’s U.S. Senate seat, accusing former professional wrestling executive Linda McMahon of being “a bad CEO.”

10/02/2010

Former WWE CEO Linda McMahon leads her two competitors in the polls leading up to Connecticut's primary Tuesday.

Linda McMahon Leads Polls In Conn. Senate Race

Tuesday is primary day for residents of Connecticut, and voters will be grappling with a lot of choices.

CBS 2–08/09/2010