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Newark, NJ, Mayor Cory Booker´s
Father Dies At 76

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:drive, 10/11/2013 8:49:53 AM

NEWARK, N.J. — Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker is canceling Senate campaign events because of his father´s death. Booker´s Senate campaign says in a statement that Cary Booker died Thursday in Las Vegas. He was 76. He recently had a stroke and suffered from Parkinson´s disease. Booker died less than a week before a U.S. Senate election in which his son is considered the favorite to win. Cory Booker often speaks about how his father rose up from poverty. His father and mother, Carolyn, were among the first black executives at IBM. Cary Booker, who grew up in North Carolina, also was active

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Keekng, 10/11/2013 8:57:03 AM     (No. 9560397)

The AP really is getting involved in hard hitting news. s/

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Reply 2 - Posted by: rinohunter, 10/11/2013 8:59:54 AM     (No. 9560402)

OK Lonegan....Don´t let a crisis go to waste. Don´t blow it this weekend! Booker is canceling campaign stuff over the weekend. DO NOT make any mention of or reference to Booker´s father´s death. Just move on and stay focused on the task at hand...TO GET ELECTED!!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: raphaela, 10/11/2013 9:36:34 AM     (No. 9560472)

I guess the campaign can cancel setting a house on fire so Booker can just happen to be passing by and stop to run in and rescue the little kitty trapped in the blazing inferno. /s

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Reply 4 - Posted by: enuf8, 10/11/2013 12:41:04 PM     (No. 9560846)

Looking forward to hearing results of this weekend´s rally for Lonegan as Gov. Palin and Mark Levin will be there to campaign for him.

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