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FBI Arrests Trenton Mayor for Corruption

Tony Mack's brother also arrested

(Newser) - The FBI busted Trenton Mayor Tony Mack this morning on corruption charges, alleging that city government was paid $119,000 by a "purported developer" who wanted to build a parking garage on city property. A Mack supporter and local steakhouse owner was also arrested in the case, and the... More »

Trenton Running Out of Toilet Paper

...because mayor, city council fighting over paper cups

(Newser) - Trenton city employees may soon have to start BYOTP to work. Unless a purchasing contract conflict is resolved soon, City Hall will run out of toilet paper by Friday—and other buildings could run out even sooner. WPVI confirmed yesterday that all that remains are a few boxes of rolls.... More »

Foes 'Question Our Blackness,' Clintonites Say

Unanticipated Obama surge puts heat on high-profile supporters

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton’s African-American supporters may once have thought they were making the safe choice, but now that the black community is rallying behind Barack Obama, her boosters' instincts and loyalty are being questioned, the Washington Post reports. The heat is so high that 25 senior boosters had a conference... More »

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