<p>Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker (Courtesy of corybooker.com)</p>

Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker (Courtesy of corybooker.com)

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Cory Booker to Speak, Receive Honor at Joint Center Gala

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker will deliver the keynote address and receive a top award at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies' annual dinner on June 25 at the Marriott Marquis in Northwest.

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Cory Booker Wins Special N.J. Election, Becomes State's First Black Senator

Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker won a special election Wednesday to represent the state in the U.S. Senate, defeating conservative Steve Lonegan.

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EDITORIAL: Booker Appears Headed to U.S. Senate

Newark Mayor Cory Booker easily won the Democratic primary last week and the expectation is that he’ll be easily elected to the U.S. Senate to complete the 15-month term of the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg.