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.
Booker, a Democrat, won last week’s primary and will face Republican Steve Lonegan in the special general election October.
The Oct. 16 special election will determine who completes the last 15 months of Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s term.
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.
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.
The New Jersey U.S. Senate special election primaries were called Tuesday night for Democrat Cory Booker and Republican Steve Lonegan.
Booker’s campaign manager, Addisu Demissiehe, called the posting “offensive and fundamentally out of step with New Jersey values.”
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.
The tweet showed a map labeling Newark as “West Africa,” “Guyana,” among other places.
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.
Gov. Chris Christie decided to schedule a primary for August and a special general election for October.
“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.