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Will the Senate change Cory Booker?

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (CNN Photo) by Dan Merica WASHINGTON (CNN) — Cory Booker already had a national identity before he decided to run for senator. The media-savvy, tweet-happy mayor from Newark — who easily won the New Jersey Democratic primary for Senate last Tuesday — has been known for his man-of-the-people streak, charismatic presence and social media intensity, or as some say, fixation.

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Military sexual assault victims detail humiliation

TESTIFIES–Former US Army Specialist BriGette McCoy, left, wipes a tear as former US Army Sgt. Rebekah Havrilla, right, hugs Anu Bhagwati, a former Marine officer and Executive Director and Co-Founder of Service Women’s Action Network, after they all testified on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 13. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) by Donna Cassata Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — BriGette McCoy, a former Army specialist and a Persian Gulf war veteran, said she was raped when she was 18 and at her first duty station. But she did not report it.