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Newark Mayor Cory Booker will not challenge New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in next year’s gubernatorial race, political sources familiar with his decision tell NBC 4 New York. Booker will instead seek the U.S. Senate seat currently held by fellow Democrat Frank Lautenberg in 2014, political sources tell NBC 4 New York.
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Cory Booker, mayor of Newark, N.J., said he will live on food stamps for a week starting Tuesday.
Booker told The Associated Press on Thursday that he will honor the challenge he made to a Twitter follower earlier this month and try living on the monetary equivalent of food stamps for at least a week.