Newark Mayor and U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker addresses a gathering after winning the Democratic primary election for the seat vacated by the late U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, in Newark, N.J. Lautenberg died in June. Booker and Republican Steve Lonegan will square off in an Oct. 16 special election, with the winner headed to Washington to serve the remaining 15 months of Lautenberg's term. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

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Newark Mayor and U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker addresses a gathering after winning the Democratic primary election for the seat vacated by the late U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, in Newark, N.J. Lautenberg died in June. Booker and Republican Steve Lonegan will square off in an Oct. 16 special election, with the winner headed to Washington to serve the remaining 15 months of Lautenberg's term. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)