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Oprah To Hold Fundraiser For Cory Booker

Oprah Winfrey is holding a fundraiser for Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s bid for U.S. Senate.

 

 

Oprah Winfrey discusses Lance Armstrong interview on CBS This Morning
Oprah Winfrey discusses Lance Armstrong interview on CBS This Morning (CBS)

Tickets for Thursday’s event in Jersey City range from $1,000 to $2,600. Booker’s campaign says about 200 people are expected to attend.

Winfrey dubbed Booker a “rock star mayor” on her show, and the two are friends.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced his $100 million gift to the Newark schools when he and Booker appeared on Winfrey’s show in September 2010.

Polls show Booker is the front-runner in the Senate race. The primary election is scheduled for Aug. 13.

 

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved)

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