Booker, a Democrat, won last week’s primary and will face Republican Steve Lonegan in the special general election October.
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 social media-savvy mayor posted a link to the 30-second video titled “Run” to Twitter on Tuesday evening.
John Hoffman, a 47-year-old Marlton resident, was named by former AG Jeff Chiesa in August to serve as executive assistant attorney general.
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.
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.
The Democrat from New Jersey served in the Army Signal Corps during the war. He spent nearly three decades in the Senate and was its oldest member when he died Monday at 89, after suffering complications from viral pneumonia.
New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa, a registered Republican, will hold the office until a special election takes place in October and Christie said Chiesa will not run for the seat. He will take office on Monday.
The U.S. Senate on Monday passed a bill that could end tax-free shopping on the Internet for many shoppers.
The FAA announced all of its 47,000 employees, including 15,000 air traffic controllers, will be furloughed one day every two weeks through September.
The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act was negotiated by four Democrats and four Republicans and was formally filed on the Senate floor around 2 a.m. Wednesday morning.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg ripped the U.S. Senate for failing to pass a bipartisan effort to expand background checks. The measure was defeated on Wednesday, failing to garner the 60 votes necessary to block a Republican-led filibuster.
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.
President Barack Obama was not heard this week for his weekly radio address; he instead turned it over to the mother of one of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre victims, who advocated for a tighter gun restrictions.