Oct 16, 2013 — The Associated Press called the race in Booker's favor after he took a strong early lead. The Newark mayor will become the first black senator from New Jersey.
Jun 5, 2013 — The death of Sen. Frank Lautenberg has thrown a monkey wrench onto the plans of N.J. Gov. Chris Christie. Calculations about Lautenberg's successor, and when to hold the special election, may affect Christie's re-election path this year ... as well as a potential White House bid in 2016.
Dec 4, 2012 — The Democratic politician has taken up a challenge to live on $30 worth of food for a week. That's about what the average food stamps recipient in his state receives. It's part of a campaign to raise awareness about the struggles of low-income Americans.
Apr 13, 2012 — Now he's trending on Twitter after leading a woman to safety from her burning home. He's even said to be tougher than Chuck Norris.