Rhetoric Heats Up Following Newark Council Brawl As Booker Responds To ControversyThe chaos broke out when Booker and his allies in the City Council appointed Shanique Davis Speight to take over the seat vacated by Councilman Donald Payne Jr.
Donald Payne Jr. Wins US House Primary In Bid To Succeed FatherDonald Payne Jr. defeated five other challengers in the Democratic primary for New Jersey's 10th Congressional District seat.
Donald Payne Jr. Decides To Seek Father's Congressional Seat Donald Payne Jr. said Friday that succeeding his father in Washington is "an obligation I am proud to continue in his legacy."
Newark City Official Receives Threatening LetterPolice said the letter to Donald Payne Jr. was in an envelope that also contained a foreign substance later found to be baking soda.