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The campaign bus for Cory Booker, Newark Mayor and Democratic candidate in tomorrow's U.S. Senate special election in New Jersey, in downtown Newark on October 15, 2013.

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The campaign bus for Cory Booker, Newark Mayor and Democratic candidate in tomorrow's U.S. Senate special election in New Jersey, in downtown Newark on October 15, 2013.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 55

That’s how many Senate seats Democrats would control if Democrat Cory Booker wins a special election today in New Jersey. A victory by Booker, the Newark mayor who leads Republican opponent Steve Lonegan in polls, would allow the Democrat to...

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Senate candidate Cory Booker, left, speaks during his second televised debate with Steve Lonegan (not pictured) at Pfleeger Concert Hall, Wilson Hall, Rowan University, on October 9, 2013 in Glassboro, New Jersey.

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Senate candidate Cory Booker, left, speaks during his second televised debate with Steve Lonegan (not pictured) at Pfleeger Concert Hall, Wilson Hall, Rowan University, on October 9, 2013 in Glassboro, New Jersey.

Booker’s Advantage Narrowing: Poll

Democrat Cory Booker’s advantage over Tea Party favorite Steve Lonegan is slipping n the special election campaign to replace the late U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg from New Jersey, according to a Monmouth University poll. Booker, 44, the Newark mayor, leads...

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U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker speaks during his second televised debate with Steve Lonegan at Pfleeger Concert Hall, Wilson Hall, Rowan University, on October 9, 2013 in Glassboro, New Jersey. Voters go to the polls November 5.

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U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker speaks during his second televised debate with Steve Lonegan at Pfleeger Concert Hall, Wilson Hall, Rowan University, on October 9, 2013 in Glassboro, New Jersey. Voters go to the polls November 5.

Booker Blasts Rival as Tea Partier — Lonegan Raises Money in Debate

Cory Booker tried to slam opponent Steven Lonegan as a leader in the state’s Tea Party movement during the final debate of New Jersey’s special U.S. Senate election last night. The problem for Booker is that each time he did...

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Supporters pose next to U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker's campaign bus during a rally on August 12, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey.

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Supporters pose next to U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker's campaign bus during a rally on August 12, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey.

Booker Benefits from Bloomberg’s Super-PAC: $1 Million in New Jersey

Independence USA, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s super-political action committee, is putting $1 million into New Jersey’s tighter–than-expected U.S. Senate race to support Democrat Cory Booker.  The group has taken out a 30-second television spot in the New York and...

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Newark Mayor and Senate candidate Cory Booker speaks with members of the media at a polling center on August 13, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey.

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Newark Mayor and Senate candidate Cory Booker speaks with members of the media at a polling center on August 13, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey.

Booker Draws Cash for Final Push

Newark Mayor Cory Booker, the frontrunner for an open Senate seat from New Jersey who’s been backed by Facebook co-founder Matt Zuckerberg and Hollywood A-listers, raised $2.85 million in the two months ended Sept. 26. Booker, a 44-year-old Democrat, is...

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry, right, and his wife, Anita, arrive for his state of the state address in the house chambers at the state capitol, on, Jan. 29, 2013, in Austin, Texas.

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry, right, and his wife, Anita, arrive for his state of the state address in the house chambers at the state capitol, on, Jan. 29, 2013, in Austin, Texas.

Perry: Wife Misspoke About Abortion

Texas Gov. Rick Perry today owned up to an “oops” moment that wasn’t even his. His wife, Anita, misspoke when she told a journalist that  abortion is a woman’s right, Perry, 63, a Republican who opposes terminating pregnancies, told a...

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, talks with Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker, during a ceremony in Newark, N.J.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, talks with Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker, during a ceremony in Newark, N.J.

Booker, Christie: Together Again

They’re the two biggest names in New Jersey politics. And they’ve both pledged to work for each other’s opponents. Yet that didn’t stop Chris Christie, the state’s lightning-rod of a Republican governor, and Democrat Cory Booker, the mayor of Newark...

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Governor Deval Patrick in Boston.

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Governor Deval Patrick in Boston.

Patrick: Poll Good News for Booker, GOP ‘Harming’ Citizens

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, a Democrat campaigning in New Jersey on behalf of U.S. Senate hopeful Cory Booker, has a knack for finding the bright side. Patrick, a two-term governor, said he’s encouraged by a poll released today by Quinnipiac...

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