Senator Bill Bradley strongly endorses for NJ Senate Cory Booker [View all]
Bill Bradley strongly endorses Cory Booker
(if one goes to Cory Booker for senate website, standing right next to him is former Senator Bill Bradley, who ran a noble, but unsuccessful campaign for President in 2000 that was 100% endorsed by Paul Wellstone.
If one recalls 2000, had Bradley won the nomination, it is quite likely he would have picked Paul Wellstone for his VP.)
Cory Booker formally enters NJ Senate race, endorsed by Bill Bradley
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Newark Mayor Cory Booker on Saturday formally announced he’s in the race to finish the U.S. Senate term of the late Frank Lautenberg.
The 44-year-old Democrat made his candidacy official at a news conference Saturday in Newark, New Jersey’s largest city. He was joined by former U.S. Sen. Bill Bradley, a former pro basketball player(and Senator, who for 18 years held the seat Booker is seeking.
Bradley, who endorsed Booker, called him “the right person for the right office at the right time.”
Booker began raising money for a Senate run even before Lautenberg, who died Monday, announced retirement plans in February. He had raised $1.9 million by the end of the last reporting period in March