December 20, 2017 / 11:02 PM / a year ago

Breakingviews - Exchange podcast: Newark Mayor Ras Baraka

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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