Booker Maneuver Sparks Near-Riot at City Hall

He casts rare vote on council to help political ally gain seat

By Liam Carnahan,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 21, 2012 12:37 PM CST

(Newser) – A dramatic scene at Newark's city hall last night: During a meeting to appoint a new council member, Mayor Cory Booker pulled a behind-the-scenes move that caused outraged citizens to storm the dais, knocking over a podium and prompting police to use pepper spray,...   Read full story »


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