Cory Booker

  • Senator Cory Booker adjusts to new job in D.C.

    11/10/13 3:32 PM

    In many ways, Booker is just another guy getting used to a new job - learning the rules and his colleagues, just as they've all had to do at some point.

  • Cory Booker sworn in as newest U.S. senator

    10/31/13 7:17 PM

    Former Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker is starting his new job in an unusual position - a freshman Democratic senator with celebrity status.

  • Democrat Booker wins US Senate election in NJ

    10/17/13 5:30 AM

    Newark Mayor Cory Booker won a special election Wednesday to represent New Jersey in the U.S. Senate, giving the rising Democratic star a bigger political stage after a race against conservative Steve Lonegan, a former small-town mayor.

  • POLITICO: Cory Booker wins NJ Democratic Primary

    8/13/13 9:32 PM

    POLITICO is reporting that Newark Mayor Cory Booker has won the New Jersey Democratic Primary in the special election to fill the seat of the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg.

  • Booker running for Senate

    6/8/13 12:21 PM Comment

    The Washington Post is reporting that Newark Mayor Cory Booker has officially announced his plans to run for Frank Lautenberg's open Senate seat.

  • Sen. Frank Lautenberg not seeking re-election

    2/14/13 4:01 PM Comment

    The 89-year-old lawmaker is the last remaining veteran of World War II in the Senate and has been elected easily five times but was facing a likely challenge from charismatic Newark Mayor Cory Booker.