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Mindy Kaling says "yes" to dinner with Sen. Cory Booker

Mindy Kaling's joke about Sen. Cory Booker on her show may have led to a future dinner date with him. After recent episode of The Mindy Project included a diss about Booker formerly being the mayor of Newark, the two joked about it on Twitter, which resulted in Kaling responding "yes" to having dinner with Booker in Newark. Show More Summary

Mindy Kaling Gets Flirty with Senator Cory Booker on Twitter, Agrees to Go on Dinner Date!

Mindy Kaling is heading to Newark for a dinner date with Senator Cory Booker! The 37-year-old actress made a joke in a recent episode of her Hulu show The Mindy Project, about the former mayor of Newark, New Jersey doing “anything to get out of Newark” which struck a nerve in Cory. Cory tweeted jokingly [...]

Newark mayor identifies boy killed in accidental shooting

Newark's mayor has released the name of a 10-year-old Pennsylvania boy who was accidentally shot and killed by another juvenile during a family party at a city home. Mayor Ras … Click to Continue »

Transcript: Sen. Cory Booker’s testimony against Sen. Jeff Sessions for Attorney General

Senator Booker’s office sent this over, and I thought it was worth posting. I can hear some of you groan; we’ve been critical of Booker both when he was Newark’s mayor and then our senator. But we’ve been critical on...Read more

Cory Booker Was Right.

In June of 2012?--?then Newark Mayor Cory Booker told the Star-Ledger "I've always been very compelled about the democratizing force in social media that is getting more voices engaged in the larger dialogue." He said that #waywire was...Show More Summary

New Jersey Mayor Wants State Worker Fired After Woman's Hijab Is Yanked Off

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The mayor of Newark is demanding that a New Jersey state worker be fired and criminally prosecuted after the Labor Department employee was accused of tearing off the hijab of a woman in the office and throwing it to the ground. The employee...Show More Summary

CONSTRUCTIVE FEEDBACK UNIVERSITY: White Americans Should NOT Be Offended That "The City Of Newark" Published Their Mayor's Speech At The "Black World Conference". BLACKS IN REST OF WORLD (B.R.O.W.) Should Be Offended That Blacks Representing 2.5% Of The

It Is ILLOGICAL for anyone to get angry over the fact that the OFFICIAL CITY GOVERNMENT MEDIA OPERATIONS published a speech by the Newark Mayor to the "State Of The Black World" Conference that was held in Newark. BLACK PEOPLE IN THE...Show More Summary

Guilty Verdicts Reached In Bridgegate Trial

Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni were found guilty over a bizarre scheme to close lanes to the George Washington Bridge as punishment against a mayor who declined to endorse Gov. Chris Christie’s (R) re-election, the Newark Star Ledger reports.

Bridgegate verdict: Christie Aides Bill Baroni and Bridget Kelly guilty on all counts

NEWARK — Two former Christie administration insiders charged in a bizarre scheme of political retaliation against a mayor who refused to endorse the governor for re-election were found guilty Friday on all counts in the long-running Bridgegate saga. In a seven-week trial that saw their own words used against them, Bill Baroni and Bridget Anne [...]Show More Summary

De Blasio urges P.A. to pay Newark Airport workers $15 an hour

5 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Mayor de Blasio is pressing the Port Authority to raise wages for workers at Newark Airport to $15 an hour.

Roundup and Open Thread for Wednesday, October 5, 2016

ELECTION 2017 Sources: Five counties are ready to line up behind Phil Murphy for Governor: Hudson, Bergen Middlesex, Passaic, and Morris.  Middlesex may be wobblier than the others. (Max Pizarro) Newark Mayor Ras Baraka gets on board with Murphy.  Hillsborough Assemblyman Jack...Read more

Baraka Gets on Board with Murphy

Just a week after Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop surprised the pol watchers as he declined to enter the 2017 gubernatorial race and instead focus on reelection and endorse Ambassador Phil Murphy for governor, Newark mayor Ras Baraka is now expected...Read more

News Roundup for Monday, Oct. 3, 2016

“If Ras Baraka seems to be everywhere in Newark, it’s because he is.” Two years into his term, Newark mayor Baraka getting results (Mark Di Ionno) The Best and the Brightest Bridgegate Trial: We get the sizzle but doggone it where’s the...Read more

NJ: Two NJ Transit Buses Collide in Newark, Officials Say

Aug. 20--Two commuter buses in Newark, New Jersey, collided Friday morning, killing two people, including one of the bus drivers, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka said. It was just after 6 a.m. when a NJ Transit bus, heading west on Raymond Bouleva

The NEWARK SOCIAL JUSTICE RALLY Says That "OUR BLACK LIVES ARE AT RISK"................................FROM POLICE VIOLENCE (Despite Having A Black Mayor


More High-paying Port Newark Jobs Should Go to Newark Residents

My staff and I joined Mayor Ras J. Baraka and more than 500 other local residents in the powerful protest he led at Port Newark. We were there to confront a difficult reality: that the door of opportunity to a middle class job at the...Show More Summary

Quotes: NJ Gov. Christie Back To Bashing Baraka

As the mayor knows, the demand for public charter schools grows every year in his city...Unfortunately, the mayor pursues policies which look to close the doors of new or expanded public charter schools to Newark families in order to pursue his pro-union political agenda. Show More Summary

Newark Mayor Provides Details on City's Deal With Uber

11 months agoTechnology : Tech -

The mayor has released details on a tentative agreement he’s reached with ride-hailing company Uber to operate in the state’s largest city.

Morning Video: Meet DFER Head Shavar Jeffries

In case you didn't know, former Newark board member and mayoral candidate Shavar Jeffries now heads DFER. He was the afternoon keynote at the Yale SOM education conference last week, and spoke to The Seventy Four. Or, watch Steve Harvey interview a 5 year old math genius.

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