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Poll: Cory Booker has 10-point lead in N.J. Senate race

Poll: Cory Booker has 10-point lead in N.J. Senate race

HAMDEN, Conn., Aug. 7 (UPI) --U.S. Sen. Cory Booker has a 10-point lead over Jeff Bell, a Republican who failed to win a New Jersey Senate seat 30 years ago, the Quinnipiac Poll said.
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Rep. Rush Holt, D-N.J., retiring at end of current term

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Rep. Rush Holt Jr., D-N.J., a dogged advocate for scientific research, announced Tuesday he won't seek re-election to a ninth term.

Freshman Rep. Gloria Negrete McLeod, D-Calif., leaving Washington

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Freshman Rep. Gloria Negrete McLeod, D-Calif., announced she's leaving Congress to run for county supervisor in her home state.
At year's end: Washington starts, end 2013 working on budget matters

At year's end: Washington starts, end 2013 working on budget matters

From the get-go, 2013 was turbulent in Washington. Crises rolled over the nation's capital like thunderheads after President Obama took his second oath of office on a crisp January day.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Politics 2013: Two states, two candidates, two philosophies

Politics 2013: Two states, two candidates, two philosophies

Come Tuesday, two men representing the more moderate and more conservative elements of the Republican Party stand for election as their state's gubernatorial races.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Cory Booker plans to marry gays in last days as Newark mayor

Cory Booker plans to marry gays in last days as Newark mayor

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- In his last days as Newark mayor, Sen.-elect Cory Booker, D-N.J., plans to officiate at weddings now that same-sex marriage is legal in his state.

Booker victory margin in New Jersey for Senate seat at 55%

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Democratic Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker has taken 55 percent percent of the vote in a special Senate election with 99 percent of precincts reporting.
Democrat Cory Booker wins special N.J. election for U.S. Senate

Democrat Cory Booker wins special N.J. election for U.S. Senate

TRENTON, N.J., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Democrat Cory Booker claimed victory Wednesday in the special election in New Jersey to fill the U.S. Senate seat held by the late Frank Lautenberg.
U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker's father, Cary Booker, dies

U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker's father, Cary Booker, dies

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker's father, Cary Booker, died Thursday at age 76 after a long bout with Parkinson's disease, the mayor's Senate campaign said.
Biden to campaign for Cory Booker in N.J.. Senate race

Biden to campaign for Cory Booker in N.J.. Senate race

NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Vice President Joe Biden plans a trip to New Jersey to campaign for Newark Mayor Cory Booker, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, the Booker campaign says.

Rep. Issa tops Roll Call's list of richest 50 congressional members

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., is at the top of the 50 Richest Members of Congress list, with holdings worth about $135 million, Roll Call reported.

10th homicide in 10 days occurs in Newark, N.J.

NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 5 (UPI) -- A 14-year-old boy who was gunned down Wednesday became the 10th homicide victim in Newark, N.J., in 10 days, Police Chief Samuel DeMaio said.
Cory Booker gives ambiguous answer when asked if he's gay

Cory Booker gives ambiguous answer when asked if he's gay

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker, the Democratic nominee in the state's U.S. Senate special election, gave an ambiguous response when asked if he is gay.
President Obama backs Cory Booker for U.S. Senate

President Obama backs Cory Booker for U.S. Senate

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 21 (UPI) -- President Obama released a statement Wednesday backing Cory Booker's candidacy in New Jersey's special election for the U.S. Senate.
Cory Booker wins Democratic primary for U.S. Senate

Cory Booker wins Democratic primary for U.S. Senate

TRENTON, N.J., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker won Tuesday's Democratic primary and is the favorite to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Frank Lautenberg, results showed.
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Frank Lautenberg
Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-NJ, Sen. John Rockefeller IV, D-WV, Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. John Kerry, D-MA, (L to R) are on hand to announce funding for Amtrak as part of the implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act at Union Station in Washington on March 13, 2009. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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Frank Raleigh Lautenberg (pronounced /ˈlɔːtənbɜrɡ/; born January 23, 1924) is the senior United States Senator from New Jersey and a member of the Democratic Party. Previously, he was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Automatic Data Processing, Inc.

At age 87, he is currently the oldest serving member of the Senate.

He is one of only two current Senators to have returned to the Senate after having retired from the Senate; the other being Senator Dan Coats of Indiana.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Frank Lautenberg."
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