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Christie Won’t Face Booker as Dem Opponent

Newark mayor Cory Booker, who many had thought would run against Chris Christie in the 2013 governor’s race, is now looking to run for Senate in 2014, reports NBCNews4. Polls had shown Christie with a lead over Booker; it’s possible the popularity Christie’s enjoyed after welcoming President Obama to the state after Sandy was the final straw for Booker. 

Katrina Trinko — Katrina Trinko is a political reporter for National Review. Trinko is also a member of USA TODAY’S Board of Contributors, and her work has been published in various media outlets ...

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Defaces Its Façade

The facade of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, designed by Richard Morris Hunt in 1902, contains four large niches that might display sculpture but have traditionally been left empty. This was prudent good taste on the Met's part, since sculpture on buildings is a tricky business that few artists in our age of ... Read More