The decision, announced Thursday on Twitter, means Booker has decided against a possible campaign against Republican Gov. Chris Christie.
Hurricane Sandy inflicted most of its damage in heavily populated states including New York and New Jersey. The storm also caused three nuclear power plants to shut down.
Ravi was convicted of bias intimidation last week and was sentenced to 30 days in jail. He will begin to serve his sentence on Thursday.
Dharun Ravi was sentenced yesterday, but both sides are likely to appeal.
Dharun Ravi was sentenced to 30 days jail for using a webcam to spy on a gay college roommate. He could have received 10 years. But the judge said "I do not believe he hated Tyler Clementi."
Lawyers for Dahrun Ravi, the former Rutgers student accused of using his webcam to spy on his gay roommate out of bias, began Friday to present their defense. They're working to pin the bias charge elsewhere.
Dharun Ravi faces charges of, among other counts, invasion of privacy and witness and evidence tampering. The most serious charge – bias intimidation – could draw a 10-year sentence.
A former student is indicted on 15 counts, including invasion of privacy, in the Rutgers suicide case. He is alleged to have used a webcam to spy on his roommate's sexual encounter with another man.