Even before Cory Booker won his first term as Newark mayor in 2006, he was mining Wall Street contacts for an antidote to the blight that had gripped New Jersey’s most populous city for more than four decades.
New Jersey’s attorney general urged an appeals court to reject a challenge to Republican Governor Chris Christie’s decision to hold a special election Oct. 16 to replace U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg, who died last week.
Ten New Jersey organizations filed court papers backing a challenge to the decision by Republican Governor Chris Christie to hold a special election on Oct. 16 to replace U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg, who died last week.
A four-way battle for the “heart of the Democratic Party” in New Jersey enters its first full day today as U.S. Representative Frank Pallone and state Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver jump into the race to replace U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg, who died last week.
Just in time for the debate on immigration overhaul, Jeffrey Chiesa was sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden as the new U.S. senator from New Jersey, a post he’ll hold until an Oct. 16 special election.
Governor Chris Christie’s call for an October vote to fill a U.S. Senate seat may help Republican state lawmakers in New Jersey’s general election less than three weeks later by giving Democratic voters a reason not to show up.
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.
Facebook Inc. co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, will give Newark Mayor Cory Booker some help in his U.S. Senate bid, which the New Jersey Democrat plans to formally announce today.