- Cory Booker mayor of Newark, New Jersey, defeated Steve Lonegan (R.) Wednesday in a special election for a Senate seat. Booker is an avid user of social media and tweets about his daily life, you know, like saving a woman from a burning building.
Thanks 2 all who are concerned. Just suffering smoke inhalation. We got the woman out of the house. We are both off to hospital. I will b ok
— Cory Booker (@CoryBooker) April 13, 2012
- Booker will be joining the ranks of only four African Americans to have been directly elected to the Senate in American history.
- If technology is moving too fast for you, feel free to step back to Super Mario Brothers for a little blast from the past on your Web browser.
Just remember it’s going to be the future soon.