CapitolInq Archive: August, 2013

UPDATED: Obama endorses Booker

Comment icon 0 Comments
UPDATED with comments from Steve Lonegan WASHINGTON -- President Obama formally endorsed Newark Mayor Cory Booker in the New Jersey Senate... Read more

Poll: Senate race chips away at Booker popularity

Comment icon 0 Comments
WASHINGTON – Cory Booker coasted through the Democratic Senate primary, but the race took a toll on his popularity, according to a Monmouth... Read more

Fitzpatrick bill would tighten rules on NSA surveillance

Comment icon 0 Comments
WASHINGTON – Bucks County Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick will introduce a bill to tighten the rules around surveillance of Americans' phone... Read more

Five thoughts on the NJ Senate primary

Comment icon 0 Comments
Five thoughts on the New Jersey Senate primary, with our full story from Tuesday's results here): 1. The upside of celebrity Cory Booker... Read more

AP: Booker, Lonegan win in NJ Senate primary

Comment icon 0 Comments
NEWARK -- Democratic Newark Mayor Cory Booker and conservative Republican Steve Lonegan dominated their Senate primary contests Tuesday, each... Read more

Tea Party group blasts Lonegan over Newark tweet

Comment icon 0 Comments
WASHINGTON -- A tea party group took aim at Republican Senate candidate Steve Lonegan Monday, questioning his temperament and his potential... Read more

UPDATED: Women's group calls Booker "unresponsive," backs Holt

Comment icon 0 Comments
WASHINGTON -- The New Jersey chapter of the National Organization for Women issued a stinging critique of Cory Booker Saturday, questioning... Read more

Lonegan campaign deletes racially-charged Booker tweet

Comment icon 0 Comments
UPDATED below with some blistering comments from Lonegan opponent candidate Alieta Eck and Democrat Sheila Oliver, and the Lonegan campaign... Read more