New Jersey Senate candidate and Newark Mayor Cory Booker will meet with President Obama on Tuesday to discuss ways to reduce youth violence. 

Booker, the Democrat who is a huge favorite in this fall's Senate race, will attend a White House summit on the issue at about 2 p.m. 

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He will later join Obama, Attorney General Eric HolderEric Himpton HolderThe Hill's Morning Report — Trump, Putin meet under cloud of Mueller’s Russia indictments Eric Holder: Calls to abolish ICE are 'a gift to Republicans' The Hill's Morning Report — Trump denigrates NATO allies, floats 4 percent solution MORE, Newark Police Director Samuel DeMaio and other mayors and police directors to further discuss the issue, according to The Star-Ledger.

Booker has received Obama's endorsement and the two are friendly, according to Booker's aides.

The event is part of a three-day visit to Washington for Booker, though a spokesman wouldn't elaborate on the candidate's further plans.

Booker is expected to coast to victory in the general election this fall over Republican Steve Lonegan, a significant underdog.