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Booker to discuss youth violence with Obama

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Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker (left) and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (AP File Photo/Mel Evans) Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker (left) and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (AP File Photo/Mel Evans)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Newark Mayor and U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker will join other mayors to discuss reducing youth violence with President Barack Obama.

Newark Police Director Sam DeMaio will later join Booker and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder at the White House on Tuesday to talk about how the Obama administration can partner with cities.

Booker is running against Republican Steve Lonegan to fill the vacancy caused by the death of U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg.

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