Democratic challenger State Senator Barbara Buono (L) shakes hands with a guest as she attends U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker campaign's election night event in Newark, New Jersey, October 16, ... more 
Democratic challenger State Senator Barbara Buono (L) shakes hands with a guest as she attends U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker campaign's election night event in Newark, New Jersey, October 16, 2013. Democrat Booker, the charismatic mayor of Newark, was the unofficial winner of a New Jersey special election on Wednesday, handily defeating a conservative Republican to fill the state's vacant U.S. Senate seat. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS) less 
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