Cory Booker - Mayor of Newark

Cory Booker Mayor of Newark political phenom is trying to give New Jersey's most populous city a shot at redemption Michael Christopher Brown
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After losing a mayoral campaign in 2002, Booker was elected to Newark's top job in 2006. "Right now, I do believe, as immodest as it sounds, I'm the right guy at the right time for this city," he said.

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