Cory Booker Launches Re-Election Campaign As New Jersey Democrats Declare ‘War’
“We’re at war in the U.S. Senate right now,” Sweeney said. “We could lose the United States Senate to Republicans. Half the country is right-to-work right now. Where do you think we go?”
The last time then-Newark mayor Booker was running in what ended up a 53-47 race against Republican Steve Lonegan, Newark saw a historic summer murder spree. Booker’s campaign featured neighborhood raccoon-saving ventures and other heroics highlighted by his Twitter slogan “On it.” (RELATED: Cory Booker Breaks Promise To Help Woman With Raccoon Infestation).