Brave Thinkers 2012 November 2012

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Mayor of Newark

Booker has spent plenty of time in the limelight since becoming the mayor of Newark in 2006. But this year, the outspoken Democrat has been practically ubiquitous, cropping up in incidents that span the spectrum from heroic to head-scratching.

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