The winner of New Jersey’s special U.S. Senate election today faces an almost immediate start to a second campaign to capture a full six-year term, even as he learns his role as Washington’s newest lawmaker.
Newark, where Cory Booker scored Wall Street largesse and Twitter-feed fame, is poised for a fresh start under a new mayor, a son of the 1970s black-culture movement who’s not so eager for national attention.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker, positioning himself as a Washington outsider, said he’ll run in a “ramped- up” Democratic primary for the seat left open by the death of New Jersey’s U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who lived on food stamps and resided in low-income housing to identify with his poor constituents, is acknowledging his status as a technology millionaire as he campaigns across New Jersey for a U.S. Senate seat.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker, the frontrunner in New Jersey’s special election to replace the late U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg, has proven adept at raising cash. Enough, in some cases, for four elections.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker, a Democrat who’s eying a U.S. Senate bid, said he’ll expand the police force this year as growing revenue frees New Jersey’s biggest city from reliance on emergency state aid.
Newark, New Jersey’s largest city, may fire as many as 350 police and firefighters, institute a four-day work week and reduce all non-essential spending to cope with a $150 million budget gap, Mayor Cory Booker said.
Barbara Buono mingled at a senior citizen’s picnic in northern New Jersey last week, introducing herself as Governor Chris Christie’s Democratic challenger while people eating boxed lunches listened quietly.