A Past Candidate Returns To Run Against Sen. Booker

NEWARK, N.J. -

A Republican who ran for the U.S. Senate twice more than 30 years ago is returning to New Jersey from his home in Virginia to challenge freshman Sen. Cory Booker in a race more prominent Republicans have avoided, The Star-Ledger of Newark reported. Jeffrey Bell, 70, rented a home and intends to run against the well-funded Democrat who took office after a special election last year. He previously ran in 1978 and 1982.