Cory Booker Sworn Into U.S. Senate

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October 31, 2013 AT 2:44 PM
Cory Booker is the first black senator from New Jersey and the first black senator to be elected since Barack Obama won his Illinois seat in 2004. "We're going to find Cory Booker is going to be a great asset to this nation and the Senate," said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev. He'll serve his state and our nation with distinction." Booker and his mother, Carolyn, were surrounded by news media earlier in the day when they posed for a photo with Reid.