(Steven Hayward) The one and only time I ever saw former Newark mayor and now U.S. Senator Cory Booker I was moderately impressed. To be sure, like any decently skilled politician he was probably trimming his remarks for a center-right audience, but still he seems distinct from the leftism of New York’s new mayor. Show More Summary
With the expected signature of the city's mayor, Newark is the second New Jersey city to pass paid sick leave. The post Newark Passes The Country’s Eighth Paid Sick Leave Law appeared first on ThinkProgress.
NEWARK, New Jersey (Reuters) - A San Francisco man was sentenced to three years' probation on Friday for stealing the personal information of some 120,000 Apple iPad users, including big-city mayors, a TV network news anchor and a Hollywood movie mogul...
Bullying people, whether mayors or teachers, is clearly a cultural norm in New Jersey. NJ.com: Five Newark public school principals were suspended indefinitely on Friday, including four who spoke at a community meeting opposing proposed...Show More Summary
Lawyers from the United States attorney’s office in Newark questioned Hoboken mayor Dawn Zimmer yesterday after she came forward with allegations that top aides to NJ Governor Chris Christie had threatened to withhold Hurricane Sandy recovery money if she did not support a big development project that was important to Christie and one of his cronies. Show More Summary
Laura Bennett reviews the new Romney campaign documentary: [A]s a campaign documentary, Mitt has none of the logistical intricacy of The War Room (about Clinton’s 1992 race) or Street Fight (Cory Booker’s 2002 mayoral bid in Newark)....Show More Summary
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NEWARK, New Jersey (Reuters) - The mayor of Newark on Tuesday pledged to hire 100 more police officers for New Jersey's largest city after the Christmas Day shooting deaths of two teenagers helped push the homicide rate last year to a 23-year high.
Ras Baraka, who counts himself as both community organizer and politician, today picked up the endorsement for mayor of Newark from CWA New Jersey, the union standing behind 70,000 working families, including 55,000 who work in NJ government. Show More Summary
Newark Mayor - 2014 CWA endorses Ras Baraka "for a better, more progressive Newark. Hillside Angela Garretson defeats Mayor Joseph Menza in runoff election for mayor. Christie Chris Christie's Lobbying Records. 'Boss of the Year' 2013. Show More Summary
Uninspiring Newark Leadership: In a transition period between Cory Booker and next year's elections, we have Luis Quintana appointed a few weeks ago as Mayor and Mildred Crump appointed last night as Council President - two long-time elected officials from whom little can be expected. Show More Summary
NJ's Filipino community mobilizes to help Donation boxes cropping on counters at Filipino businesses throughout JC's Little Manila neighborhood, home to about 16k of NJ's estimated 100k Filipinos. Today - Newark Mayor Luis Quintana will take a ceremonial oath of office Former council president has said he won't be seeking re-election in May. Show More Summary
AP Images/Paul Sakuma N ew York–area voters had the opportunity this fall to cast their ballot for one of two Democrats who are divided by more than the Hudson River. Cory Booker, the Newark mayor, whom New Jersey’s electors sent to the U.S. Show More Summary
It’s Election Day across the country [USA Today] Newark’s New Mayor is no Cory Booker: “I don’t twit. I only walk. I don’t email. I don’t Facebook,” said Newark Mayor Luis Quintana, who was sworn in yesterday. [New Jersey Star Ledger]...Show More Summary
About 50 of Cory Booker’s family members and friends descended on D.C. to watch the former Newark mayor and Twitter rock star be sworn in Thursday by Joe Biden as New Jersey’s junior senator. Guests included Booker’s mother, Carolyn, and brothers, Cary and John Taylor, his rep confirms. Our colleague Ed O’Keefe reports that Booker’s […]
Newark mayor Cory Booker was sworn in to the U.S. Senate this morning by Vice President Joe Biden, bringing the Senate chamber to its feet. Booker won a special election earlier this month to fill the seat of the late...
Former Newark Mayor Cory Booker was greeted with applause from the floor and gallery as he was sworn in as a U.S. senator Thursday by Vice President Joe Biden.
Vice President Joe Biden swears in former Newark Mayor Cory Booker to the United States Senate shortly after 12 PM ET on Thursday: Booker's introduction to the lunacy of Senate procedure was swift: Immediately after being sworn in, the Senate turned to a cloture vote aimed at defeating the GOP's filibuster of Rep. Show More Summary
(The Root) -- Cory Booker is officially a U.S. senator. Vice President Joe Biden swore in the former Newark, N.J., mayor, known for his boots-to-the-ground approach to governing, at noon today in the Old Senate Chamber of the U.S. Capitol. While...Show More Summary