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Man of the People

7:28 AM, Aug 14, 2013 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
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To the surprise of nobody, Cory Booker cruised to victory in the New Jersey primary.   He will almost certainly next win a general election and become a United State senator, a job that doesn't seem quite large enough for the man but, then, he is still young.  Booker may soon be the junior senator from New Jersey but his real constituency is so very much larger, as CNN reports:

With more than 1.4 million followers on Twitter and Oprah Winfrey as one of his biggest supporters, Booker's appeal and frequent television appearances have reached beyond the borders of the Garden State.

In addition to voting, Booker on Tuesday greeted voters and retweeted shout-outs from celebrities on Twitter, including comedian Sarah Silverman, California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, writer and actress Lena Dunham, and Ivanka Trump, daughter of real estate titan Donald Trump.

Actress Eva Longoria appeared at an event for Booker on the eve of primary day ...

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