December 20, 2017 / 11:02 PM / 4 months ago

Breakingviews - Exchange podcast: Newark Mayor Ras Baraka

By Rob Cox

Mayor of Newark New Jersey Ras Baraka speaks at the opening of the 2015 National Action Network Convention in New York City April 8, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar

NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) - Will Amazon choose New Jersey’s largest city as the location for its second headquarters? That’s what hometown native Baraka is hoping - and he’s lobbying hard to make it happen, even trying to cajole neighboring New York City to play a role in swaying the e-commerce juggernaut’s decision. 

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