Sen. Bill Frist (left) gives a mock smallpox vaccine during a training session in 2003. Frist, a surgeon, once gave CPR to a visitor who collapsed in a Senate office building.
April 13, 2012 Newark Mayor Cory Booker is part of an elite list of politicians who have rescued people in distress. Here's a partial list of other elected officials who've gone beyond the call of duty.
April 13, 2012 Now he's trending on Twitter after leading a woman to safety from her burning home. He's even said to be tougher than Chuck Norris.
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Travelers wait for taxis from New York's LaGuardia Airport on December 28, 2010.
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December 29, 2010 East coast travel still slow; Newark, N.J. mayor Cory Booker delivers diapers; California gets more rain; Ivory Coast
April 2, 2010 As Newark celebrates — if that's the right word — a murder-free month, Washington, D.C., is still reeling from a shooting this week that was the deadliest in years, leaving four people dead and five others wounded. It happened in an area that pe...
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