Booker rally featuring Chicago mayor canceled

Booker rally featuring Chicago mayor canceled

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JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - Cory Booker's campaign says a rally featuring Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in Jersey City has been canceled.

No reason was given.

But Chicago was the scene of a late-night shooting Thursday that left 13 people wounded, including a 3-year-old.

Booker's campaign earlier told The Star-Ledger of Newark the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate would not be at the rally. Booker instead will be in San Francisco Friday at a fundraiser held by the "San Francisco Young Professionals for Cory Booker."

Emanuel and Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop were scheduled to headline the event near the Grove Street PATH station.

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