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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 (credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)/President Barack Obama (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama Cites Cory Booker’s ‘Passion’ In Endorsement For U.S. Senate

Booker, a Democrat, won last week’s primary and will face Republican Steve Lonegan in the special general election October.

08/21/2013

Cory Booker, Steve Lonegan

Poll: Booker Tops Lonegan By 16 Percent For US Senate

The Oct. 16 special election will determine who completes the last 15 months of Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s term.

08/20/2013

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N.J. Candidate Lonegan’s Wife Asks To Meet Oprah Winfrey

The wife of Republican New Jersey U.S. Senate candidate Steve Lonegan would like Oprah Winfrey – a major supporter of Democratic rival Cory Booker – to get to know her husband and his story.

08/19/2013

Cory Booker, Steve Lonegan

Expert: Booker Likely To Emerge Victorious In Senate Race

Democrat Cory Booker was set to face Republican Steve Lonegan for the U.S. Senate seat in New Jersey following the primary this week, and an expert said Booker will likely cruise to victory.

08/17/2013

Cory Booker, Steve Lonegan

Lonegan, Booker Declared Winners Of New Jersey Senate Primaries

The New Jersey U.S. Senate special election primaries were called Tuesday night for Democrat Cory Booker and Republican Steve Lonegan.

08/13/2013

Steve Lonegan announcing he has 7,200 signatures on petition for U.S. Senate seat. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Lonegan Stands His Ground Following Controversial Tweet

Booker’s campaign manager, Addisu Demissiehe, called the posting “offensive and fundamentally out of step with New Jersey values.”

08/10/2013

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 (file / credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Steve Lonegan Campaign Deletes Racially Charged Tweet About Cory Booker

The tweet showed a map labeling Newark as “West Africa,” “Guyana,” among other places.

CBS New York–08/09/2013

FILE - A voting booth in Fort Lee, NJ (Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

N.J. Supreme Court Won’t Hear Arguments On Special Election Date

New Jersey’s top court has decided not to hear arguments on when Gov. Chris Christie has scheduled a special U.S. Senate election, effectively leaving the date at Oct. 16.

06/20/2013

Frank Pallone delivering more than 3,000 petitions to Division of Elections in Trenton. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Primary Battles Set As Deadline Passes To Enter New Jersey Senate Race

Gov. Chris Christie decided to schedule a primary for August and a special general election for October.

06/10/2013

Joseph Aziz (credit: CBS 2)

Montclair State Student Suspended Over ‘Bleached Hams’ Comment Speaks Out

“Honestly, in hindsight, it was foolish and I should not have done it, but I was responding to someone who called someone a racist,” Joseph Aziz said.

01/17/2013

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