New Jersey Debate for U.S. Senate

New Jersey Debate for U.S. Senate

Cory Booker and Steve Lonegan Go Head-to-Head on October 9, 2013

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    Steve Lonegan and Cory Booker are vying for the open N.J. Senate seat.

    U.S. Senate candidates Steve Lonegan and Cory Booker squared-off in a live televised debate on Oct. 9 on NBC10.

    The two candidates went head-to-head as they seek the office of N.J. Senator. The debate was moderated by NBC10 anchor Jim Rosenfield. 

    A special election takes place Oct. 16 to fill a vacancy after the death of five-term Senator Frank Lautenberg in June. The winner will govern for the remainder of Lautenberg's term, which ends on January 3, 2015. 

    The debate took place at Rowan University in Glassboro and aired live on NBC10 and right here on

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    After the live debate, NBC10 hosted an after-show providing political insight and reaction to the debate.