Dem Victory: Booker defeats Lonegan i...

Dem Victory: Booker defeats Lonegan in special U.S. Senate election

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Awful Truth

Baltimore, MD

#1 Oct 16, 2013
Newark Mayor Cory Booker is the next senator from New Jersey.

The Associated Press has projected that Booker, a Democrat, will prevail over Republican Steve Lonegan, the former mayor of Bogota.

When the results are certified, Booker, 44, will become the first African-American ever elected to statewide office in New Jersey.

Booker was heavily favored to win the race from the beginning, but Lonegan gained in the polls late in the race. As the polls tightened, Booker became more aggressive and started highlighted Lonegan’s stridently conservative remarks, hoping they’d alienate New Jersey’s traditionally Democratic voters.

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Another Dem Victory

Minneapolis, MN

#2 Oct 18, 2013
Expect to see a lot more of these in the next few years.

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