A listless start by comparison for the other senate hopefuls in New Jersey’s special election. “Did you see how unexcited Pallone looked when he said he was excited?”
“Do I have to answer in less than 140 characters?”
Standing alongside Sen. Bill Bradley, Booker made the case against D.C., but promised not to go negative. “I do not run from challenges — I run toward them.”
“America’s favorite mayor” may be favored to win the New Jersey Senate race, but his opponents are working overtime to stop his momentum. What could go wrong for Booker, and right for Pallone and Holt.
“The most unapologetic and eloquent spokesperson about poverty in this country,” says Phillips. The $2 million project: “Help Cory Win.”
Rep. Rush Holt told supporters Thursday morning that he would run for the empty senate seat. Cory Booker, collecting signatures for a petition, has yet to announce.
“For several months now, Mayor Booker has been taking the steps necessary to run,” the mayor’s office says.
A primary in August, and a general just three weeks before Christie’s own reelection. “For all of you who are bored of the governor’s race, I have solved your problem.”
The passing of the longtime Democratic fixture will push a Senate race into high gear. Christie has the option to appoint an interim replacement.
Sen. Chris Murphy announced he’d take the same food stamp challenge Cory Booker made famous on Twitter last winter. Rough goings so far: “Couldn’t afford butter or cream cheese.”
The Newark mayor gave about 75% of his earnings to charity.
Laying the groundwork for the biggest race of his life, the Newark mayor has an unusually quiet month. “He’s hunkering down,” says Muzzio.
Running against the popular, no-nonsense governor was always going to be tough business. But inside and outside New Jersey, Sen. Barbara Buono can’t catch a break.
At a campaign event for New Jersey’s Democratic candidate for governor, Barbara Buono, Booker plays a role he’s not used to. “El Futuro Barack Obama!”
The Newark mayor and likely candidate for U.S. Senate next year says he will focus on the governor’s race for now. His first public event with Chris Christie’s challenger, state Sen. Barbara Buono.
The beloved service will go offline in July. “While the product has a loyal following, over the years usage has declined,” says Google.
As many as eight events in support of the Newark mayor’s Senate race are slated for March and April. Katzenberg and Weintraub in Los Angeles.
The Newark mayor says he’ll wait to make his campaign announcement until after the N.J. gubernatorial race this fall. “It would would be wrong to hold a press conference,” says Booker.
The only passage charged with politics in the mayor’s State of the City address Tuesday night. Part of an effort to “dismantle these narratives one after the other,” Booker tells BuzzFeed.
The Newark mayor’s State of the City address Tuesday will be a pointed defense of his record. A stable budget, increased development, and reduced crime, says a city official.
The Newark mayor plays cupid. “You know, I’m a romantic guy and I love to help with surprises,” Booker tells BuzzFeed.
Careful not to distract from New Jersey’s other election, the Newark mayor is keeping his Senate ambitions unofficial. “What I’m running right now is the city of Newark,” says Booker.
The Newark mayor says he’s still “exploring” a run for U.S. Senate, but he’s raising cash for the race next month in Florida.
A decision, made in the last 24 hours, to protect his legacy. The Senator is “very upbeat” about finishing his fifth and last term, says a source.
Having averted a potentially nasty primary fight, the Newark Mayor says in a statement to BuzzFeed that Lautenberg “has been a champion for the people of New Jersey.” “On a personal note…”
The senior Senator from New Jersey got a new Senate office Monday. Not a move toward retirement.
Was Ed Koch the last one to get away with it? If there’s nothing wrong with being gay, why can’t we ask it?
The Senator takes another dig at the man challenging his Senate seat next year. “Perhaps we were too close to Newark.”
The mayor of Newark is in control of his own narrative like no other man or woman in politics. But can he run the same show from the national stage?