Senate Candidate @CoryBooker: What We Know And What We Need To Know
Democratic celebrity Newark Mayor Cory Booker just announced his candidacy for Senate, to be decided in a special election on October 16 to replace the late Senator Frank Lautenberg. We named him one of our Most Innovative People in Democracy because there's a lot to like: he has pioneered constituent responsiveness through Twitter, he's a startup founder, he rescues people from burning buildings, and he's one of the most gifted political orators of our time.
Former GOP Governor Charlie Crist joins Democratic Party
Former Republican Governor Charlie Crist, 56, announced his switch from independent to the Democratic Party with a post to Twitter on Friday night after he attended a Christmas event at the White House.