NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – After much speculation that he might challenge Chris Christie and run for governor of New Jersey, Newark Mayor Cory Booker announced Thursday that he’s got his eyes on a Senate seat instead.
The following is an excerpt of a letter that appeared in the Star-Ledger Thursday morning:
“I love Newark. I did not come to this city through the providence of birth. I chose Newark, and Newark, thank God, accepted me, embraced me and allowed me the greatest privilege of my life – to serve as mayor.
1010 WINS’ Steve Sandberg reports
As Mayor, the politics and process of change hasn’t been easy. This is a city where every inch of ground you gain must be fought for. This is a fact of all of urban America. But there is such unacknowledged strength in Newark, a profound resilience and prodigious persistence. And with Newarkers and others…
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