Against the backdrop of a Democratic Party waiting for his decision on governor, Newark Mayor Cory Booker did not break the big news on this morning's Face the Nation.
He confirmed he's thinking about a run for governor, and said he intends to make a decision within the next two weeks for the good of his party, but stopped short of an announcement.
"Yeah, I am absolutely considering running for governor as well as other options," said Booker.
"Within the next two weeks," he added when Bob Shieffer asked him for a timeline.
The Newark mayor said he wants to be fair to others who may want to run against Gov. Chris Christie.
"Especially in New Jersey, there are a lot of good candidates," he said.
"I'm looking at that a lot as well," he added, when Face the Nation's host asked him about a Senate seat.
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"When you're asked to cast a vote on a bill and it seems innocuous, and it's got a hidden land mine that perhaps only an expert would see, it would sort of behoove those experts to tell us in advance rather than make us look, shall we say, a little bit indecisive later on." - Assemblyman Michael Patrick Carroll (R-25).- NJTV
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