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Cory Booker Sworn In As US Senator

Cory Booker has officially left his old job as mayor of Newar, NJ, and has become only the second African American to be elected to the Senate since Barack Obama. Booker has already gained a quite a celebrity status as the Newark Mayor, and he is viewed as a hero of the people. He was sworn in yesterday, after winning …

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Cory Booker Survives Lonegan’s Attacks to Win Solidly Blue New Jersey Senate Seat

Mayor of Newark Cory Booker won a special election Wednesday to become the new junior Senator from the reliably blue state of New Jersey. The Senator elect is considered a rising star in the Democratic Party, and has been touted as a future Presidential contender. The Senate seat will allow Booker to expand his national profile with powerful media backing. …

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Cory Booker Wins Race to Become Senator

He did it! Cory Booker has succeeded in defeating Republican, Steve Lonegan, in becoming the senator-elect of the state of New Jersey for the Democratic party. Booker, 44, reportedly won with over 55 percent of the vote. The Associated Press was the first to name Booker the victor with the overwhelming majority of votes. This day marks a historic feat …

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Sarah Palin Backs Booker’s Election Opponent

Sarah Palin made an appearance over the weekend at a New Jersey rally for Steven Lonegan, who will be facing Cory Booker in this week’s election, and talked about the government shutdown, saying she would protest the decision to close down the memorials for veterans. “Michelle Obama’s really groovy ‘Let’s Move’ video is still up and running because you can’t …

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Cory Booker Saved Another Dog Last Night After Responding to a Twitter Tip

America’s SuperMayor Cory Booker is well-known for his hands-on approach to governing the city of Newark, New Jersey. So hands-on, in fact, that he’s turned himself into a local hero of sorts. Seriously, this guy is a one-man rescue squad. You may know Booker from such feats of daring and kindness as that time he rescued an elderly woman from …

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Mark Zuckerberg to Host Fundraiser for Senate Hopeful Cory Booker

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is once again inserting himself into the New Jersey political scene – but this time it’s on the completely opposite side of the aisle. Bloomberg reports that Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan will soon host a fundraiser for Newark Mayor and Senate hopeful Cory Booker.. “Mark and Priscilla are hosting a fundraiser for Mayor Booker …

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Mayor On Food Stamps Alone For A Week

When a Twitter user challenged Mayor Cory Booker on why the government should be responsible for helping Americans feed themselves and their children, Booker saw it as a chance to open people’s eyes about the plight of those living hand-to-mouth. Starting on Tuesday, Booker will be using only his allotted amount of government funds for meals every day for a …

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Vermont Governor Outruns Four Bears Barefoot!

Not to be outdone by Newark mayor Cory Booker’s rescue of a woman from a burning building, Vermont governor Peter Shumlin outran four bears. The 56-year-old Democrat woke Wednesday night to the sound of bears in his back yard, getting in to his bird feeders. He tried to chase the bears away, but they kept coming back. “The bears were …

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Newark Mayor Rescues Woman in Fire

Newark, NJ mayor Cory Booker is the man. Thursday night, Booker was returning home from a television interview. He happened upon a house on fire. Someone screamed that her daughter was in the building. Over protests from his security detail, including Newark police detectives, Booker charged into the burning building and rescued the woman from the second floor, carrying her …

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