Cory Booker defeated Republican Steve Lonegan to win the special election to fill the remaining 15 months of the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg`s term. Booker, mayor of Newark, New Jersey, will be the ... more 
Cory Booker defeated Republican Steve Lonegan to win the special election to fill the remaining 15 months of the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg`s term. Booker, mayor of Newark, New Jersey, will be the second African-American in the current Senate and returns the seat to Democratic hands. less 
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