Lautenberg Not Too Old to Zing Cory Booker

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Photo: SAUL LOEB/2011 AFP

"I'm disappointed that Cory Booker couldn't be here tonight ... I'd think spending time out of the city was one of his favorite activities ... Perhaps we were too close to Newark." — Sen. Frank Lautenberg, addressing New Jersey Chamber of Commerce dinner that Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who has expressed an interest in running for Lautenberg's seat if he'd ever retire, missed.