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U.S. Senate race

Cory Booker, Steve Lonegan BIG DL

Polls Show Booker Maintains Lead Over Lonegan Ahead Of Wednesday Special Election

A Monmouth University poll released Monday finds the Newark mayor maintaining a double-digit lead, 52 to 42 percent among likely voters.

10/14/2013

Chris Christie and Cory Booker. (credit: Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images)

Poll: Christie, Booker Backed 2-1 Over Opponents In Respective Races

The Fairleigh Dickinson-PublicMind poll out Thursday finds Gov. Chris Christie and Cory Booker each have 50 percent support.

08/29/2013

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

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

Sen. Robert Menendez

Menendez Wins Re-Election To U.S. Senate In New Jersey

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez was appointed in January 2006 to fill the seat of Jon Corzine, who was elected to a single term as governor of New Jersey that year. Menendez was elected to the Senate seat in November 2006.

11/06/2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Christie Set To Appear At 3 Rallies With Conn. Candidate McMahon

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is planning to jump into Connecticut politics, appearing Monday at three rallies for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon.

CBS New York–10/21/2012

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

Cheers, Boos Interrupt Conn. Senate Debate Between Murphy, McMahon

Members of the crowd repeatedly hurled boos and erupted in cheers, as well as shouting and applause, during the third Connecticut U.S. Senate debate between Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy and Republican businesswoman Linda McMahon.

CBS New York–10/15/2012

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez and St. Sen. Joe Kyrillos (credits: Menendez for Senate 2012, Joe Kyrillos for Senate, Inc.)

Menendez, Kyrillos Spar Over Economy In U.S. Senate Debate

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), and his Republican challenger, state Sen. Joe Kyrillos (R-Monmouth) sparred Thursday over how best to jumpstart the economy.

CBS New York–10/10/2012

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

Expert: McMahon, Murphy’s Plans For Jobs In Connecticut Aren’t Original

Republican Linda McMahon and Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy have been touting their dueling plans to increase jobs in the race for Senate in Connecticut. But many of their ideas have been floated by others during the campaign season this year.

CBS New York–10/08/2012

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

Connecticut Senate Candidates Face Off In First Debate

The hour-long debate, which aired on the public affairs program “Face The State,” featured some sparring over the top issue in the race, the economy.

10/07/2012