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At URI, Booker challenges a generation

"Gun shots rang out," said Cory Booker, Newark's charismatic mayor, during a talk at the University of Rhode Island's Edwards Hall this week.
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  November 12, 2010

Gore fest

In the wake of Barack Obama’s defeat in Pennsylvania on Tuesday, the Democrats have a huge problem.
The democratic race is getting messy, which can only mean one thing: it’s time to recruit Al Gore
By STEVEN STARK  |  April 24, 2008

Street Fight

Although the outrages of the 2000 presidential election caught the world by surprise, dirty local politics is an American pastime. Even so, the crude tactics unleashed in the 2002 Newark mayoral campaign as captured by documentarian Marshall Curry still
Two Jersey politicians get downright nasty in doc.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 01, 2006